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Kings-Ducks Set To Face-Off In Historical Showdown

by Staff Writer / Los Angeles Kings

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings will face-off against the Anaheim Ducks in the Second Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. It will mark the first-ever postseason meeting between the two National Hockey League clubs.

In addition to being the first Kings-Ducks playoff series, the event will also mark a significant local “first” in Southern California sports history as the following teams have never faced one another in the postseason.

-Angels-Dodgers (MLB)

-Clippers-Lakers (NBA)

-(Los Angeles) Raiders-(Los Angeles) Rams (NFL)

•In Major League Soccer action, the Galaxy faced Chivas USA once (in 2009).

“This highly-anticipated Kings-Ducks playoff series will capture the excitement and the imagination of the most casual hockey and sports fan in Southern California in addition to our loyal, die-hard Kings fans,” said Kings President, Business Operations Luc Robitaille. “We believe this series can help continue to spur even more interest in our great sport in our great city.”

The LA Kings are proud to announce 5 Playoff Presenting Partners: McDonald’s (Regular Season Presenting Partner), TOYOTA, San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino, Mercury Insurance Company and Travel Alberta. Along with McDonald’s, all were season-long partners and will add to their playoff presence with this commitment. Elements of the presenting partnerships include tags in all Kings marketing efforts, increased in-arena exposure, logos on all in-arena giveaways, and a significant on-line presence.

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