Ken King (ice hockey)
Kenneth Michael King
January 26, 1952
Davidson, Saskatchewan, Canada
|Died||March 11, 2020 (aged 68)|
Foothills, Alberta, Canada
|Occupation||President and CEO|
|Employer||Calgary Sports and Entertainment|
Kenneth Michael King (January 26, 1952 – March 11, 2020) was a Canadian sports executive. He was the vice chairman of Calgary Sports and Entertainment, as well as alternate governor of the Calgary Flames in the NHL. He was the chairman and governor of the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL), and the Calgary Hitmen's governor of the Western Hockey League (WHL).
Ken King died on March 11, 2020 at the age of 68 from cancer.
Awards and honours
- 2005 - Alberta Centennial Medal for outstanding contributions to the province of Alberta.
- 2012 - Honorary degree from the University of Calgary
- 2014 - Honorary degree from Mount Royal University
- "The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan | Details". Esask.uregina.ca. Archived from the original on September 16, 2017. Retrieved August 29, 2015.
- "CALGARY FLAMES FRONT OFFICE - Calgary Flames - Team". Flames.nhl.com. Retrieved August 29, 2015.
- "Former Calgary Flames president and CEO Ken King dies". calgarysun.com. Retrieved March 12, 2020.
- "Ken King to Receive Honorary Degree | News & Events | University of Calgary". Ucalgary.ca. Archived from the original on June 4, 2019. Retrieved August 29, 2015.
- "Current News - Mount Royal University - Calgary, Alberta, Canada". Mtroyal.ca. June 5, 2014. Retrieved August 29, 2015.
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