Kings release 2014-15 promotional schedule - LA Kings Insider

As nearly all hockey writers have returned from vacation and the level of information being shared has increased from a quiet August, I happened to be tied up with other projects yesterday and held off on posting the Kings’ promotional schedule until today. So, without further delay…

October 8 – San Jose
Banner Raising / Mini Banner Giveaway / Game Presented by McDonald’s

October 12 – Winnipeg
Magnet Schedule Giveaway Presented by The Automobile Club of Southern California / Jewish Heritage Night / Armenian Heritage Night

October 14 – Edmonton
Game Presented by Knott’s Berry Farm

October 16 – St. Louis
Replica Ring Giveaway presented by FOX Sports West / Firefighter Appreciation Night

October 23 – Buffalo
Hockey Fights Cancer Night

October 26 – Columbus
Game Presented by Haribo / Russian Heritage Night

November 6 – NY Islanders
Law Enforcement Appreciation Night

November 8 – Vancouver
Military Appreciation Night

November 13 – Dallas
Game Presented by Verizon

November 15 – Anaheim

Waste Management Green Game #1 / Food Drive (11/15, 11/18, 11/20)

November 18 – Florida
Dodgers Night

November 20 – Carolina
Native American Heritage Night Presented by San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

November 29 – Chicago
Toy Drive begins (through games on 11/29, 12/2, 12/6, 12/18)

December 2 – Boston
Mini Stick #1 and Display Base Giveaway (Dustin Brown) Presented by Mercury Insurance Company

December 18 – St Louis
Mini Stick #2 Giveaway (Drew Doughty) Presented by Mercury Insurance Company

December 27 – San Jose
Holiday Pyrotechnic Extravaganza/Game Presented by Automobile Club of Southern California

January 8 – NY Rangers
Game Presented by Delta Air Lines / Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Blood Drive

January 10 – Winnipeg
Waste Management Green Game #2 / Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Blood Drive

January 12 – Toronto
Canadian Heritage Night / Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Blood Drive

January 14 – New Jersey
Mini Stick #3 (Jeff Carter) Presented by Mercury Insurance Company / Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Blood Drive

January 17 – Anaheim
Rob Blake Jersey Retirement / Poster Giveaway / Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Blood Drive

January 28 – Chicago
Game Presented by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles / Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Blood Drive

February 12 – Calgary
Legends Night #1 – Barry Melrose / Poster Giveaway / Game Presented by McDonald’s

February 24 – Detroit
Legends Night #2 – Tony Granato / Poster Giveaway / Game Presented by McDonald’s / Book Drive

February 26 – Ottawa
Teacher Appreciation Night / Book Drive

March 5 – Montreal
Game Presented by Enterprise Rent-A-Car

March 7 – Pittsburgh
Legends Night #3 – Luc Robitaille Statue Unveiling / Poster Giveaway / Game Presented by McDonald’s

March 14 – Nashville
Game Presented by Northrop Grumman

March 16 – Arizona
Mini Stick #4 (Marian Gaborik) Presented by Mercury Insurance Company

March 21 – Vancouver
Bailey’s Birthday

April 2 – Edmonton
Waste Management Green Game #3

April 11 – San Jose
Fan Appreciation Night / Team Photo Giveaway Presented by Automobile Club of Southern California

Barry Melrose – February 12 vs Calgary
Tony Granato – February 24 vs Detroit
Luc Robitaille – March 7 vs Pittsburgh*
*and Star Plaza statue unveiling

Rob Blake’s jersey retirement will also take place on January 17 against Anaheim.

Other dates that figure to include highly sought after colectibles include the mini banner giveaway on October 8 against San Jose (which, of course, coincides with the actual banner unveiling), the replica championship ring giveaway on October 16 against St. Louis, and mini stick giveaways on December 2 (Boston / Dustin Brown), December 18 (St. Louis / Drew Doughty), January 14 (New Jersey / Jeff Carter) and March 16 (Arizona / Marian Gaborik).

LA Kings single game tickets will go on sale to the general public on Sept. 12th. To get access to a presale, use this link. For a full list of the promotional schedule, and to buy tickets directly from others on StubHub, click here.

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Adrian Kempe

#9 | 6′ 2″ | 195 lb | Age: 21

Born: September 13, 1996
Birthplace: Kramfors, SWE
Position: LW
Handedness: Left


Kempe was selected by the Kings in the first round (29th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.

Alex Iafallo

#19 | 6′ | 185 lb | Age: 23

Born: December 21, 1993
Birthplace: Eden, NY, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Left


Iafallo was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on April 18, 2017.

Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left


As the 11th overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Kopitar became the first Slovenian to play in the NHL. Kopitar has spent his entire NHL career with the Kings, and following the 2015–16 season, was named the Kings’ captain. Noted for both his offensive and defensive play, Kopitar was awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the best defensive forward in the NHL in 2016.

Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right


Bio: Doughty is a Canadian defenceman who was selected second overall by the Kings in the 2008 Draft. Doughty made his NHL debut in 2008 as an 18-year-old and was named to the All-Rookie Team. He is a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Kings, a two-time Olympic gold medallist with the Canadian national team, and a Norris Trophy finalist.

Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


Carter began his hockey career playing in the Ontario Hockey League in Canada before joining the AHL and playing for the Philadelphia Flyers. He was then traded to the Colombus Blue jackets before joining the LA Kings in 2012, where he has since won two Stanley Cups with the Kings.

Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left


Bio: Quick is the current goaltender for the LA Kings and was selected by Los Angeles at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Previously, Quick was a silver medalist with USA at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He’s won two Stanley Cup championships with the Kings, along with being the most recent goaltender to be awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs.