June 19, 2014 3:06 pm

Preseason schedule announced

The Kings have announced their preseason schedule, which will include a trip to Colorado Springs to take on the Avalanche on October 2 as part of a two-game road trip that will culminate with the preseason finale against Colorado at MGM Grand Garden Arena on October 4 for Frozen Fury 16.

Los Angeles will also take part in a pair of split-squad games against the re-branded Arizona Coyotes on September 22. The Coyotes’ name change becomes official at next week’s NHL Draft.

The full preseason schedule:

Monday, September 22, 7:00 p.m.: KINGS at Arizona, Jobing.com Arena (split squad)
Monday, September 22, 7:30 p.m.: KINGS vs Arizona, STAPLES Center (split squad)
Thursday, September 25, 7:30 p.m.: KINGS vs Anaheim, STAPLES Center
Sunday, September 28, 5:00 p.m.: KINGS at Anaheim, Honda Center
Tuesday, September 30, 7:30 p.m.: KINGS at San Jose, SAP Center
Thursday, October 2, 6:00 p.m.: KINGS at Colorado, Broadmoor World Arena (Battle of the Broadmoor)
Saturday, October 4, 7:00 p.m.: KINGS vs Colorado, MGM Grand Garden Arena (Frozen Fury 16)
-all times PT

With the exception of 2012-13, which did not have a preseason, the Los Angeles has played two games against Colorado, Phoenix and Anaheim each preseason since 2008. The September 30 game will mark the first preseason game against San Jose since a 2-1 Sharks shootout win at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario on September 17, 2009.

For tickets to the Battle of the Broadmoor and Frozen Fury 16, click here. Tickets to the two STAPLES Center games will be available at a later date.

The NHL will release its full 2014-15 schedule at 1:00 p.m. PT on Sunday. Teams are expected to announce their home openers on Saturday.

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