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Kings Opening Night at STAPLES Center Takes Place Tomorrow Night

L.A. Kings to celebrate "Opening Week" at STAPLES Center With Games Tomorrow and Friday Night

Monday, 10.11.2010 / 4:51 PM / Los Angeles Kings | News
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Kings Opening Night at STAPLES Center Takes Place Tomorrow Night
LOS ANGELES – Opening Night for the Kings at STAPLES Center takes place tomorrow, Tuesday, when the Kings host the Atlanta Thrashers beginning at 7:30 p.m. The game helps kick-off the club’s “Opening Week” at STAPLES Center as the Kings begin a three-game homestand.

-- The Opening Night festivities at STAPLES Center begin tomorrow as Kings players arrive to the arena. Players will walk the “purple carpet” and greet fans between 4 – 5 p.m. at the SW VIP Entrance as they enter STAPLES Center.

-- Opening Night Fanfest takes place from 5 – 7:30 p.m. in the front plaza area at STAPLES Center. Member of the Kings alumni association and members of the Kings Ice Crew will be featured at the Fanfest as will music and a beer garden. The San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino Chuck Wagon will be at the Fanfest with giveaways and the US Army will have interactive elements on hand as well.

-- The Kings will hit the ice for pre-game warm-ups at 7 p.m. and fans are also encouraged to enter STAPLES Center early and take their seats by 7:20 p.m. for the beginning of the Opening Night show.

-- As part of tomorrow night’s player introductions, the Kings’ new custom laser light experience will debut.

-- Slash will perform the national anthem. His self-titled album is in stores now and to find out more about Slash visit

-- The Kings-Thrashers game will also mark the first regular season contest to be played under STAPLES Center’s new Live 4HD Scoreboard system by Panasonic.

-- Tomorrow night’s game is the Kings’ third annual Armenian Pride Night. For information visit

-- The pre-game Fanfest in the front plaza area will also take place on Friday prior to that night’s Kings-Vancouver Canucks game which begins at 7:30 p.m. (and features a free Kings Magnet Schedule presented by Automobile Club of Southern California to all fans in attendance). Friday night will also feature a special Oktoberfest – including the Bud Light Beer Garden and food -- in the LA Live Plaza pre-game from 5 – 7:30 p.m.

For all Kings information for both Tuesday and Friday night’s games visit

The Kings (1-1-0) are scheduled to practice this week as follows at the Toyota Sports Center: Today (12:30 p.m.); Tuesday (10 a.m. game day skate); Wednesday (11:30 a.m.); Thursday (10 a.m.); and Friday (10 a.m. game day skate). All practice times are subject to change.

A limited number of tickets remain for both home games this week. For all Kings ticket information, call 1-888-KINGS-LA (1-888-547647.52) and visit

The Kings-Thrashers game will be broadcast on FS West, KTLK 1150 AM and along the Kings Radio Network as will the Kings-Canucks game on Friday. The Kings conclude the three-game homestand on Wednesday, October 20, against Carolina at 7:30 p.m.

TIP A KING 2010 takes place on November 7 at Nokia Plaza at LA Live and ESPN Zone -- for all information visit