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2017-18 Preseason Schedule: Trip to China, 3 Games at STAPLES Center

LA Kings to play 8 preseason games ahead of the NHL regular season

by LA Kings @LAKings /

The LA Kings are scheduled to play eight preseason games prior to the start of the 2017-18 NHL season, including two games in China and three at STAPLES Center.

As announced by the NHL in March, preseason games between the Kings and Vancouver Canucks will be played on September 21 at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai and on September 23 at Huaxi LIVE Wukesong's Le Sports Center in Beijing.

Those contests will be split squad games, as a portion of the Kings Training Camp roster will also play games as follows: September 18 at Arizona; September 22 at Anaheim; and September 26 at Las Vegas as the Kings face the expansion Vegas Golden Knights for the first time.

In addition, the Kings will host three preseason games at STAPLES Center as follows: September 16 versus Vancouver; September 28 versus Arizona; and September 30 versus Anaheim.

Tickets for the three Kings preseason games at STAPLES Center will go on sale later this summer. Secure your tickets before public on-sale by signing up for a Season Ticket Membership. For all Kings ticket information, call 1-888-KINGS-LA (1-888-546-4752).

Date Time Opponent Location
Sept. 16 2 p.m. vs. Vancouver Canucks STAPLES Center
Sept. 18 7 p.m. at Arizona Coyotes Gila River Arena
Sept. 21 TBD vs. Vancouver Canucks Shanghai, China
Sept. 22 7 p.m. Anaheim Ducks Honda Center
Sept. 23 TBD at Vancouver Canucks Beijing, China
Sept. 26 7 p.m. at Vegas Golden Knights T-Mobile Arena
Sept. 28 7:30 p.m. vs. Arizona Coyotes STAPLES Center
Sept. 30 7:30 p.m. vs. Anaheim Ducks STAPLES Center

The Kings will release their 2017-18 regular season schedule in conjunction with the NHL at a later time.

The Kings will hold Development Camp at end of this month (details to be announced next week) and Rookie Camp in September at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo. Details for a Rookie Tournament in mid-September will also be announced at a later time.

The Kings' annual Training Camp begins with its first on-ice session on September 13 in El Segundo. Training Camp concludes on October 1 and the 2017-18 NHL regular season officially begins on October 4.

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