LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Kings' annual Hockey Fight Cancer Night, presented by Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer, takes place tonight at STAPLES Center as the Kings host the Columbus Blue Jackets beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Below are details from tonight's initiative regarding fundraising and activities surrounding this special awareness night:
- The Norris, Selke and Lady Byng Trophies will be available on the main concourse at section 106 throughout the game for photos. For a $10 suggested donation, fans will be able to take a picture with the trophies.
- Fans can bid on lavender warm-up worn jerseys and sticks exclusively available through the Kings game-night mobile auction. To view the auction or for more information, visit lakings.com/auction or text the keyword KINGS to 52182
- 50/50 Raffle Tickets proceeds from tonight's game will benefit Amgen's Breakaway From Cancer.
- Tell us who you fight for! 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.
- Learn more about Kings partners doing great work in cancer research and patient care. Fans are encouraged to stop by sections 116-118 on the main concourse to connect with representatives from Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Ronald McDonald House Charities and Be The Match.
- The Kings will celebrate 50 "Heroes" fighting cancer or supporting those impacted by this disease during the Kings Care Foundation spotlight as part of the organization's We Are All Heroes program.
- The Kings tonight welcome back 10-year-old Cooper Perdiago, the Amgen Breakaway From Cancer Champion, to perform the ceremonial puck drop. He is currently in remission and was treated at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
- We will honor the memory of Abigail Jones, the Kings Season Ticket Member of the game during our Hockey Fights Cancer event in 2015.
- The Kings will recognize Kings amateur scout Denis Fugere who is personally engaged in the fight again 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 $3,000.
Tonight's game will be broadcast on FOX Sports West and KABC Radio 790.