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June 21, 2014 12:30 pm

Kings open 2014-15 season at home versus Sharks

The Los Angeles Kings will hold a banner raising ceremony in advance of their 2014-15 season opener, which will take place at Staples Center on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 against the San Jose Sharks.

Because there will be no NHL Premiere this season, October 8 marks the season opener and four high profile games: Philadelphia at Boston, Vancouver at Calgary, Montreal at Toronto and San Jose at Los Angeles.

Per the full list of home openers below, the Kings will not be the visitor for any team’s home opener. Last year, Los Angeles took part in both Minnesota and Winnipeg’s home openers.

The Kings are 20-17-9 all-time in season openers and 23-15-8 all-time in home openers. In 2013-14 the Kings opened the season with a 3-2 shootout win at Minnesota and lost 3-1 to the New York Rangers in their home opener.

The full NHL schedule will be announced at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. Last year, the schedule was announced on July 19.

Anaheim Ducks: Friday, Oct. 17 vs. Minnesota
Arizona Coyotes: Thursday, Oct. 9 vs. Winnipeg
Boston Bruins: Wednesday, Oct. 8 vs. Philadelphia
Buffalo Sabres: Thursday, Oct. 9 vs. Columbus
Calgary Flames: Wednesday, Oct. 8 vs. Vancouver
Carolina Hurricanes: Friday, Oct. 10 vs. NY Islanders
Chicago Blackhawks: Saturday, Oct. 11 vs. Buffalo
Colorado Avalanche: Saturday, Oct. 11 vs. Minnesota
Columbus Blue Jackets: Saturday, Oct. 11 vs. NY Rangers
Dallas Stars: Thursday, Oct. 9 vs. Chicago
Detroit Red Wings: Thursday, Oct. 9 vs. Boston
Edmonton Oilers: Thursday, Oct. 9 vs. Calgary
Florida Panthers: Saturday, Oct. 11 vs. New Jersey
KINGS: Wednesday, Oct. 8 vs. San Jose
Minnesota Wild: Thursday, Oct. 9 vs. Colorado
Montreal Canadiens: Thursday, Oct. 16 vs. Boston
Nashville Predators: Thursday, Oct. 9 vs. Ottawa
New Jersey Devils: Saturday, Oct. 18 vs. San Jose
New York Islanders: Saturday, Oct. 11 vs. Carolina
New York Rangers: Sunday, Oct. 12 vs. Toronto
Ottawa Senators: Thursday, Oct. 16 vs. Colorado
Philadelphia Flyers: Thursday, Oct. 9 vs. New Jersey
Pittsburgh Penguins: Thursday, Oct. 9 vs. Anaheim
San Jose Sharks: Saturday, Oct. 11 vs. Winnipeg
St. Louis Blues: Thursday, Oct. 9 vs. NY Rangers
Tampa Bay Lightning: Thursday, Oct. 9 vs. Florida
Toronto Maple Leafs: Wednesday, Oct. 8 vs. Montreal
Vancouver Canucks: Saturday, Oct. 11 vs. Edmonton
Washington Capitals: Thursday, Oct. 9 vs. Montreal
Winnipeg Jets: Friday, Oct. 17 vs. Nashville

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