LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings players will donate $200 per player to the American Red Cross relief operation in Haiti per win this month (up to $4,800 per win) and the Kings Care Foundation will match each contribution, Kings President, Business Operations Luc Robitaille and Kings Captain Dustin Brown
The Kings play six games – including five home games – in February beginning tonight against the New York Rangers at STAPLES Center at 7:30 p.m. The Kings also host the Ducks on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.; the Red Wings on Saturday at 1 p.m.; travel to Anaheim on February 8 at 7 p.m.; host Edmonton on February 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Colorado on February 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Said Brown: “It was a unanimous decision for the team to contribute to the relief efforts in Haiti and to contribute to the great work the American Red Cross is doing on the ground. We are hoping that our fans join us and donate to this important cause by logging onto www.redcross.org.”
The Kings and the Kings Care Foundation also this month will:
- Host American Red Cross Volunteers to accept donations at all STAPLES Center entrances for each Kings home game.
- Set-up American Red Cross informational tables on the concourse for all games.
- Donate a portion of Kings Care Silent Auction proceeds to benefit Haiti Relief Effort, including a large game-used sticks and game-used socks auction on February 6.
- Ask all Kings Community Corner participants to donate $1 for every ticket they use.
In addition, the Kings’ annual Rink Tour, which is set to take place on Saturday, February 27, at six local ice rinks, will encourage all participants and fans in attendance for a suggested $10 donation to to aid Haiti Relief Efforts.