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Third-Annual 'Hockey Day SoCal' Set for Saturday

A day to celebrate SoCal hockey teams, culminating with the LA Kings hosting the Anaheim Ducks in a Freeway Face-off

by LA Kings @LAKings /

On Saturday, February 1, the LA Kings are set to host the Anaheim Ducks at STAPLES Center in what will be the third-annual "Hockey Day SoCal."

FOX Sports West, Prime Ticket and FOX Sports San Diego will offer eight continuous hours of hockey themed programming beginning with "Hockey Day SoCal Live," a two-hour hockey themed telecast from Great Park Ice & FivePoint Arena in Irvine that will celebrate the history and future of the sport in Southern California.

Special video packages will be featuring stories on the LA Kings High School Hockey League, the LA Lions, Lil' Kings, the Kings' Hispanic Outreach efforts, the American Hockey League's recent expansion to the West Coast, a special Essay narrated by Bob Miller and an interview with Willie O'Ree.

Tweet from @FoxSportsWest: All hockey, all day 🙌 You don���t want to miss Hockey Day SoCal on February 1st - Check out the schedule so you can catch all the fun!@LAKings | #GoKingsGo

At 4:00 pm, the network will transition to live game coverage of the American Hockey League's (AHL's) Ontario Reign at San Diego Gulls followed by "Freeway Face-off" coverage from STAPLES Center at 6:30 pm with "Freeway Face-off Live" pre-game simulcast pre-game show from STAPLES Center.

Before the game, the Kings YMCA ball hockey program will also be hosting a special tournament for the league's members on the L.A. Live Event Deck outside STAPLES Center.

Luc Robitaille and Bob Miller will be guests at STAPLES Center during the special one-hour LA Kings Live pre-game show. Following the game coverage, the day will conclude with "Freeway Face-off Live" post-game show.

Hockey Day SoCal
2:00 pm Hockey Day SoCal Live Great Park Ice FSW, FSSD
4:00 pm Ontario Reign at San Diego Gulls Pechanga Arena FSW, Prime Ticket, FSSD
6:30 pm Freeway Face-off Live STAPLES Center FSW, Prime Ticket, FSSD
7:30 pm Freeway Face-off: Ducks at Kings STAPLES Center FSW, Prime Ticket, FSSD
10:00 pm Freeway Face-off Live STAPLES Center FSW, Prime Ticket, FSSD

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