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LA Kings Announce Travel Roster for NHL China Games Trip

26 LA Kings players will travel to China as they take on the Vancouver Canucks in Shanghai on September 21 and Beijing on September 23

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings have announced the club's 26-man travel roster for their two preseason games in China next week against the Vancouver Canucks.

The Kings face the Canucks in Shanghai on September 21 at Mercedes-Benz Arena (TV: NBCSN) and then play the Canucks in Beijing on September 23 at Wukesong Arena (TV: NHL Network). Game times for both contests are 4:30 a.m. (PT) and 12:30 a.m. (PT), respectively.

The Kings' travel roster list to China is as follows (subject to change - the team leaves Los Angeles for Shanghai tomorrow):

Goaltenders

Darcy Kuemper
Jonathan Quick
Jeff Zatkoff

Defensemen

Drew Doughty
Oscar Fantenberg
Christian Folin
Derek Forbort
Paul LaDue
Alec Martinez
Kurtis MacDermid
Jake Muzzin

Forwards

Andy Andreoff
Jonny Brodzinski
Dustin Brown
Michael Cammalleri
Jeff Carter
Kyle Clifford
Nic Dowd
Adrian Kempe
Anze Kopitar
Trevor Lewis
Michael Mersch
Jordan Nolan
Tanner Pearson
Nick Shore
Tyler Toffoli

The Kings-Canucks games are historic as they mark the first-ever NHL games played in China as part of the 2017 NHL China Games presented by O.R.G. Packaging, the NHL, the National Hockey League Players' Association, and Bloomage International.

A special "Kings Insider: 2017 NHL China Games" episode debuts on FOX Sports West on October 7 at 10:30 p.m.

The Kings also next week play "split squad" games as follows: September 18 at Arizona and September 22 at Anaheim. Both those games will be broadcast on KABC Radio.

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