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Sprint Center Sells Out Kings-Penguins NHL Preseason Contest

by Staff Writer / Los Angeles Kings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Sept. 26, 2011) – Sprint Center General Manager and Senior Vice President Brenda Tinnen announced today that the NHL Preseason Game between the Los Angeles Kings and Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, Sept. 27 is sold out. Seating capacity for Tuesday’s NHL match up at Sprint Center is 17,544 and will set the attendance mark for 2011 NHL pre-season games played at neutral site, non-NHL venues in North America.

“Selling out the NHL preseason game is an accomplishment that the entire region can be proud of and celebrate,” said Tinnen. “It is a privilege for Sprint Center to host two 2011 Stanley Cup Playoff Teams.”
Additionally, a limited number of standing-room-only tickets will be made available for the event. Beginning at 10 a.m. on Sept. 27, standing-room-only tickets may be purchased for only $11 online at, Sprint Center Box Office or charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000.

“It is amazing to witness Kansas City’s passion for NHL hockey,” said Luc Robitaille, Los Angeles Kings’ President of Business Operations and Hockey Hall of Famer. “Playing in front of a capacity crowd at a neutral site game is special for NHL fans, players, coaches and everyone in the Kings organization.”

Doors for the Pittsburgh Penguins versus Los Angeles Kings NHL preseason game open at 5:30 p.m. Fans are encouraged to arrive early and be in their seats at 6:40 p.m. for a special pre-game ceremony. In addition, fans will be eligible for prizes throughout the game, courtesy of Toyota and Perceptive Software.

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