The LA Kings' annual Hockey Fight Cancer™ Night, presented by Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer®, takes place Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at STAPLES Center as the Kings host the Montreal Canadiens at 7:30 p.m.
The Ontario Reign players and staff will be present for an organization-wide showing of support for this speical cause.
Hockey Fights Cancer™ is a league-wide initative that was founded by the NHL and NHL Players' Association in 1998 to raise funds and awareness for all those impacted by cancer.
Below are details of all fundraising activities surrounding this awareness night, an initiative to raise awareness about important resources available to those impacted by cancer.
- Fans can bid on lavender warm-up worn jerseys and sticks, benefiting Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer, exclusively available through the Kings game-night mobile auction. To view the auction, which goes live on the day of the game, visit lakings.com/auction or text the keyword KINGS to 52182.
- 50/50 Raffle Tickets proceeds will benefit Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer.
- The Kings will donate $500 to Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer for each goal scored at home during the month of October. To date, the Kings have donated $6,000.
- Team LA will sell #KingsFCancer branded merchandise to benefit Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer.
- Fans will be encouraged to fill in the name of a loved one and hold up your placard during Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer placard moment. Placards will be at seats as fans arrive.
- Kings and Reign co-branded car flags will be distributed to all fans on the way in the game.
- Learn more about Kings partners doing great work in cancer research and patient care by visiting the Be the Match and Redondo Beach Police Foundation booths on the main concourse.
- Ontario Reign Players will sign autographs on the main concourse during intermissions.
- The Kings will recognize Karly Coyle, Amgen employee and LA Kings fan, who was diagnosed with cancer in August 2016 as the Amgen Breakaway from Cancer Champion.
- The Kings will welcome back special guest 11-year-old Cooper Perdiago. Cooper is in remission and returns to STAPLES Center for the third year in a row after performing the ceremonial puck drop during the LA Kings 2015-16 and 2016-17 Hockey Fights Cancer games.
Purchase discounted tickets now for tomorrow's night game and a portion of the proceeds will go to the Kings Care Foundation to benefit their partners and their fight against cancer.
Tomorrow night's game, which concludes a four-game homestand at STAPLES Center, will be broadcast on NBCSN and KABC Radio 790.
For Kings ticket information call 1-888-KINGS-LA and visit LAKings.com.