The Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League will have a full arena blanket giveaway on March 16 at the Staples Center when the Kings host the Florida Panthers (Tickets). The promotion is sponsored by the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. Please note that the game has a special start time of 1 p.m. PT.
The Kings will also be having a beer fest. Through this special AXS ticket offer, fans can receive two 16 ounce Golden Road beers and a Kings custom puck bottle opener in addition to their purchased ticket.
The Kings currently have a record of 23 wins, 33 regulation losses and eight losses in extra time for 54 points. The Panthers have a record of 28 wins, 25 regulation losses and 10 losses in extra time for 66 points. Los Angeles's leading scorer at the present time is Anze Kopitar, who has 19 goals and 28 assists for 47 points. Florida's leading scorer is captain Aleksander Barkov, who has 27 goals and 41 assists for 68 points.
In Kings community initiative news, 60 children from Balboa Elementary recently attended an Ontario Reign practice at the Toyota Sports Center and then got to learn hockey from Kings radio analyst Daryl Evans by participating in an actual practice. Students also learned how a Zamboni works.
In other Kings news, Retta will be a special guest at the Staples Center when the Kings host the Chicago Blackhawks on March 2. A standup comedian and actress, Retta starred as Donna Meagle on the show "Parks and Recreation."
Get your tickets to see the Los Angeles Kings and the Florida Panthers on March 16 at the Staples Center today!