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Golden Knights players paint faces for Dia de los Muertos night

Kings, Ducks also celebrated Mexican holiday this weekend

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

Vegas celebrates Día de Muertos

WPG@VGK: Golden Knights celebrate Día de Muertos

Jon Merrill, Cody Eakin and Jonathan Marchessault get into the Día de Muertos spirit, as the trio of Golden Knights get their faces painted

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The Vegas Golden Knights celebrated Dia de los Muertos on Saturday, but not just with their jerseys.

Defenseman Jon Merrill and forwards Cody Eakin and Jonathan Marchessault dove in to the celebration, face first.

The trio had their faces painted in honor of the Mexican holiday and the results were impressive.

The team of course wore themed jerseys and auctioned them off after warmups.

Tweet from @GoldenKnights: It may be called warmups...but these jerseys are hot 🔥 pic.twitter.com/quWq9wTLoq

The team also had a Vegas-style party outside complete with Mariachi band, showgirls and the dance team, also with painted faces.

Tweet from @GoldenKnights: Already a party 🥳 #LosVGK pic.twitter.com/bvJx1PSwB4

The Los Angeles Kings also went all out for the holiday before a game against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Tweet from @LAKings: A perfect night for D��a de los Muertos presented by @Delta~~~Una noche perfecta para D��a de los Muertos para @Delta#GoKingsGo | #HNILA pic.twitter.com/ZHuEhhuByl

Tweet from @LAKings: The D��a de los Muertos Fiesta is gearing up. Tonight���s broadcast will be in Spanish and English. 📺 @FoxSportsWest, #FOXSportsGO📻 @iHeartRadio 💻 https://t.co/G4wo3yJzhd💻 https://t.co/5rrNP0U6mR pic.twitter.com/YDkWxdRZM9

On Friday night, the Anaheim Ducks also celebrated the holiday at Honda Center.

Tweet from @AnaheimDucks: We're still feeling last night's D��a de Muertos celebration at @HondaCenter, which included fans getting into the spirit and our Spanish-language radio broadcast with announcers @EHigueros and @jesuszarate87. #DucksDDLM | #VamosDucks pic.twitter.com/vSQ6XYOzyU

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