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LA Kings and Sharks Face-Off in First Outdoor NHL Game to Be Shown Live in U.S. Movie Theaters

by Staff Writer / Los Angeles Kings

DENVER –  February 2, 2015 – L.A.-area hockey fans can get up close to all the on-ice action on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at 7 p.m. PT when the San Jose Sharks play host to the defending Stanley Cup® Champion Los Angeles Kings in the 2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™, a  regular-season outdoor NHL® game at Levi’s® Stadium. Fathom Events is proud to broadcast this epic Northern California vs. Southern California rivalry --LIVE on the big screen-- to three select Los Angeles cinemas. The 2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™: Kings vs. Sharks will be shown at AMC Puente Hills 20, Cinemark 18 & XD at Howard Hughes Center, and Regal L.A. Live Stadium 14 (theaters and participants are subject to change). All locations will offer the full fan experience with appearances by the Kings Ice Crew, DJed music, giveaways and more!

Tickets for “2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™: Kings vs. Sharks” are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. This event will be presented through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network.

Launched last season by the NHL, the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ consisted of four games, all of which were played in sold out stadiums. The series started in Los Angeles when a festive crowd of 54,099 packed Dodger Stadium to see the spectacle of the NHL’s first outdoor game played in California, which showcased the first two hockey games ever played at Yankee Stadium and concluded with the first-ever NHL game at Soldier Field. Feb. 21 will mark the first NHL game played outdoors in Northern California.

“Fans across the country are discovering that movie theaters are a great place to watch sporting events. With huge screens, great sound and surrounded by a passionate fan base, it’s an experience unlike any other,” Fathom Events CEO John Rubey said.

Fans can sign up for news and information on all of the special NHL Events at http://www.nhl.com/events
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About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars, socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Fathom Events takes audiences behind-the-scenes and offers unique extras, creating the ultimate entertainment experience. It is owned by a consortium called AC JV, LLC., comprised of AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States. In addition, Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to more than 775 locations in 171 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.

About NBC Sports Group
NBCUniversal, via the NBC Sports Group, acquired the exclusive U.S. media rights to the Barclays Premier League through a multi-year agreement that began with the 2013-14 season. Per the agreement, NBCUniversal became the exclusive English- and Spanish-language media rights holder to all 380 Premier League matches across all platforms and devices in the United States. For more information about NBC Sports Group shows and properties, including press releases, photos, talent and executive bios and headshots, please visit NBCSportsGroupPressBox.com (http://nbcsportsgrouppressbox.com)

 

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