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LA Kings to Host Annual Hockey Fights Cancer Night on Saturday

This Saturday, the LA Kings' will host their annual Hockey Fights Cancer™ Night to raise funds and awareness for those affected by cancer

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings' annual Hockey Fights Cancer Night, presented by Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer, takes place on Saturday, Novemeber 3 at STAPLES Center as the Kings host the Columbus Blue Jackets beginning at 7:30 p.m. 

Hockey Fights Cancer™ is a league-wide initiative that was founded by the NHL and NHL Players' Association in 1998 to raise funds for all those impacted by cancer.

The Kings are excited to be a part of this important initiative and hope you'll join them on Saturday in their fight against cancer. 

By purchasing a ticket through the Hockey Fights Cancer Ticket Pack, you'll receive a KingsFCancer t-shirt, a ticket to the game and a portion of your ticket purchase will be donated towards Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer.

The Kings' affiliate, the Ontario Reign, will also be hosting Hockey Fights Cancer Night on Saturday at 6 pm at Citizens Business Bank Arena. The Reign are wearing special Hockey Fights Cancer jerseys during the game that will be auctioned off for fans to bid on!

Below are all the details surrounding this special night at STAPLES Center:

  • Goal Donations
    • The Kings will donate $500 for every home goal scored during the month of October to Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer, for a total of $4,500
  • Lavender Warm-up Jerseys and Gear 
    • Players will wear lavender warm-up jerseys and don lavender tape on their sticks.
    • Fans can bid exclusively on these items through the Kings game-night mobile auction, which goes live on the day of the game
    • Kings players, coaches, staff and broadcasters will wear lavender, the official color of the NHL's Hockey Fights Cancer initiative in support 

    50/50 Raffle Tickets
    • Proceeds from the game's 50/50 raffle will benefit Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer
    KingsFCancer Merchandise
    • TeamLA will sell #KingsFCancer branded merchandise to benefit Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer
  • Placards
    • Fans will be encouraged to fill in the name of a loved one on the placard placed on their seat during Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer placard moment

  • Dasher Boards
    • All partner dasherboards on the rink will be made lavender to raise awareness for Hockey Fights Cancer
  • Raising Awareness
    • Visit informational booths on the main concourse to learn more about Kings partners and how they're benefiting cancer research and patient care
    • The Kings will recognize Sergio Ramirez, who has been in remission since 2013 after receiving an Amgen Immune Therapy Treatment for his Leukemia, as the Amgen Breakaway from Cancer Champion

Tweet from @LAKings: On Hockey Fights Cancer Night, the LA Kings helped @BreakawayCancer honor Amgen employee Karly Coyle. pic.twitter.com/b7VWRwbDew

Support this great cause by being at STAPLES Center on Saturday as the Kings continue their seven-game homestand.

Don't miss Hockey Fights Cancer Night!

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