The Los Angeles Kings will have a special art giveaway when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Staples Center on Thursday. All spectators will receive a collectible art print by artist Brad Walters.
The Kings meanwhile are performing magical artistry on the ice in 2016-17. At 11 wins, two losses and two losses outside of regulation, they have the best record in the Pacific Division at 24 points. They have five more points than the surprising Vegas Golden Knights. Also on Nov. 9 against the Lightning, the Kings will honor the military with an appreciation night. There will be seats for soldiers and a military baby shower.
On Tuesday in Anaheim, the Kings put together an impressive comeback against the Ducks. The Kings were trailing the Ducks 3-1 in the second period when Los Angeles scored three unanswered goals. Adrian Kempe scored with 59 seconds left in the second period to pull the Kings within one. Dustin Brown then tied the game at three goals apiece on the power play at 5:49 of the third period. Then Nick Shore scored the overtime winner with 1:09 left.
The Kings will have a tough test against the Lightning on Thursday. Like Los Angeles, Tampa Bay has a record of 11 wins, two losses and two losses outside of regulation. The Lightning also have the NHL's top two point producers. Steven Stamkos leads the NHL with 25 points and he is followed by Nikita Kucherov with 23 points. Kucherov also leads the NHL with 14 goals. For Lightning/Kings tickets at the Staples Center, please click here.