NHL Slap Shot Boat to be Christened

Saturday, 03.27.2010 / 4:26 PM / Los Angeles Kings | News
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NHL Slap Shot Boat to be Christened
The Los Angeles Kings and D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center, the Official Medical Center Partner of the Kings, Luc Robitaille, the president of business operation of the Kings, Bailey, the Kings’ mascot and Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr., CEO and founding director of D.I.S.C.

WHAT: The official christening of “Slap Shot,” a custom-designed Open 6.50 sail boat that will take to the Pacific Ocean in open sailing competition as a joint promotion between the two organizations. The “Slap Shot” is a custom-designed sail boat featuring the Kings’ color scheme of purple, silver, white and black that will proudly display both the Kings and D.I.S.C. logos on the sails. The “Slap Shot” will be officially unveiled to fans outside STAPLES Center on Thursday, April 8, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a whole host of activities prior to the Kings-Phoenix Coyotes game which begins at 7:30 p.m.

WHEN: Monday, March 29
3:00 p.m. – Official Christening Ceremony
3:15 – 4:00 p.m. – Interview opportunities
4:00 – 5:30 p.m. – Photographer boat to be provided to capture footage of the “Slap Shot” on her maiden sail.

WHERE: Burton Chase Park
13650 Mindanao Way
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292-6964
(310) 305-9595

About D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center:
D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center is an Official Medical Services Provider of the United States Olympic Team. Established in 2007 by Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr., D.I.S.C. is redefining patient care with a multidisciplinary center that has the expertise of a variety of specialists from the fields of spinal neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, physical medicine, pain management, chiropractic care, athletic training, acupuncture, oriental medicine, nutrition and performance psychology all working together to find the best solution for its patients. For more information is available by calling 310.574.0400 or online at www.discmdgroup.com.