Philip Anschutz, who put the Kings and their parent company, AEG, up for sale earlier this week, leads the list of 52 names submitted and approved to be engraved on the Stanley Cup. The engraving process was scheduled to begin on Friday in Montreal and is expected to continue into next week.
Anschutz, who bought the Kings out of bankruptcy in 1995 with partner Ed Roski Jr., is the first name on the list. Anschutzs wife, Nancy, follows. Roskis name was not on the list. He was identified as an owner in the teams playoff guide.
The names of several executives of AEG and the Kings were next on the list. They are Tim Leiweke, the Kings governor; Dan Beckerman, the Kings chief financial officer; and Ted Fikre, the chief legal and development officer of AEG.
After that, the players listed are:
Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar, Justin Williams, Dustin Penner, Mike Richards, Jeff Carter, Dwight King, Jarret Stoll, Trevor Lewis, Simon Gagne, Colin Fraser, Jordan Nolan, Brad Richardson, Kevin We...