Ken King (ice hockey) is confirmed dead at the age of 68.
Ken was best known as a Canadian businessman and sports executive (Calgary Flames).
Death was likely due to cancer.
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Ken King
Born
(1952-01-26)January 26, 1952

DiedMarch 12, 2020(2020-03-12) (aged 68)
CitizenshipCanadian
OccupationPresident and CEO
Years active2001 - 2020
EmployerCalgary Sports and Entertainment
Kenneth Michael King (January 26, 1952 – March 12, 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 of 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 12, 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
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