2014 Coors Light NHL Staidum Series 

Gretzky, ice truck arrive at Dodger Stadium on Monday

NHL.com

Share with your Friends


Gretzky, ice truck arrive at Dodger Stadium on Monday
Wayne Gretzky will be at Dodger Stadium on Monday to welcome the NHL's ice truck, which will arrive in Los Angeles to begin the process of turning the legendary baseball stadium into an outdoor hockey rink.

Wayne Gretzky started the hockey boom in California when he arrived there in 1988. So it's only natural that The Great One is on hand for the next big moment in California hockey.

Gretzky will be at Dodger Stadium on Monday to welcome the NHL's ice truck, which will arrive in Los Angeles to begin the process of turning the legendary baseball stadium into an outdoor hockey rink.

The Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks will play at Dodger Stadium on Saturday, Jan. 25 in the opening game of the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series.

The 53-foot trailer contains all the equipment needed to create the rink for the first outdoor NHL regular-season game in California. The arrival Monday caps a journey of more than 2,200 miles from its start in Ann Arbor, Mich., where it helped create the rink for the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs at Michigan Stadium on New Year's Day.

Quote of the Day

It's obviously not fun to not know, but on the other hand, I'm not in a rush. I'm going to be back to 100 percent before I start playing. I'm not going to play on 90 percent.

— Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom in an interview with Washington Post about whether he will be able to play in 2015-16 opener
TONIGHT ON NHL NETWORK