First, the Kings, who will bring 26 players:
GOALTENDERS: Darcy Kuemper, Jonathan Quick, Jeff Zatkoff
DEFENSEMEN: Drew Doughty, Oscar Fantenberg, Christian Folin, Derek Forbort, Paul LaDue, Alec Martinez, Kurtis McDermid, Jake Muzzin
FORWARDS: Andy Andreoff, Jonny Brodzinski, Dustin Brown, Michael Cammalleri, Jeff Carter, Kyle Clifford, Nic Dowd, Adrian Kempe, Anze Kopitar, Trevor Lewis, Michael Mersch, Jordan Nolan, Tanner Pearson, Nick Shore, Tyler Toffoli
And, lo, the 24 Canucks:
GOALTENDERS: Jacob Markstrom, Anders Nilsson
DEFENSEMEN: Michael Del Zotto, Chris Tanev, Alex Edler, Ben Hutton, Erik Gudbranson, Troy Stecher, Alex Biega, Patrick Wiercioch
FORWARDS: Scottie Upshall, Derek Dorsett, Daniel Sedin, Brandon Sutter, Loui Eriksson, Reid Boucher, Thomas Vanek, Henrik Sedin, Ryan White, Alexander Burmistrov, Sven Baertschi, Bo Horvat, Markus Granlund, Sam Gagner
Both games will be televised. Thursday’s game at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, in which Los Angeles will be the designated home team, will be broadcast on NBCSN. The game will begin at 4:30 a.m. PT. The second game, which will be broadcast from Wukesong Arena in Beijing with Vancouver as the designated home team, will be broadcast on NHL Network beginning at 12:30 a.m. PT.
A special “Kings Insider: 2017 NHL China Games” episode debuts on FOX Sports West on October 7 at 10:30 p.m. with footage from the trip.
Los Angeles will also play split squad games at Arizona on September 18 and at Anaheim on September 22. Both games will be broadcast on KABC Radio by Nick Nickson and Joey Zakrzewski. Daryl Evans will be on the trip to China, though neither game against the Canucks will be broadcast on radio.
Those eligible to play against the Coyotes and Ducks are Mike Amadio, Brett Sutter, T.J. Hensick, Jamie Devane, Sam Herr, Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Justin Auger, Kale Clague, Jacob Friend, Alex Iafallo, Clayton Kirichenko, Sam Kurker, Zac Leslie, Alex Lintuniemi, Matt Luff, Phillippe Maillet, Matt Marcinew, Jacob Moverare, Markus Phillips, Chaz Reddekopp, Brandon Prust, Andrei Loktionov, Matt Roy, Drake Rymsha, Matt Schmalz, Sean Walker, Shane Walsh, Spencer Watson, Evan Weinger, Brooks Laich, Chris Lee, Shane Harper, Kevin Gravel, Andrew Crescenzi, Boko Imama, Keegan Iverson, Stepan Falkovsky, Cal Petersen, Tomas Sholl, Matt Villalta and Jack Campbell.
-Lead photo via Jeff Vinnick