Snoop Dogg to perform warm up set as guest of honor for LA King's Hockey Night Jan. 12

Snoop Dogg will be the DJ for the Los Angeles Kings warm up when the Los Angeles Kings host the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Staples Center on Jan. 12. The entertainer will be the special celebrity guest of honor and perform for half an hour prior to the Kings start time at 7:30 p.m. PT. (Tickets). 

Snoop Dogg is a famous American rapper, who won the favorite rap/hip-hop artist award in 1995. He is a huge fan of the Los Angeles Lakers, Pittsburgh Steelers and Los Angeles Dodgers. 

The Los Angeles Kings are promoting their 2019 Dogs Calendar. The dogs owned by players of the Kings will be featured in the calendar. Among the dogs featured are the animals owned by Drew Doughty, Jake Muzzin and Anze Kopitar.

In other Kings promotional news, the Kings are promoting a holiday pack that includes five games and a Los Angeles Kings beanie. If you purchase two-holiday packs, you receive one Zamboni gravy boat. The games part of the pack are Dec. 29 versus the Vegas Golden Knights (Tickets), Jan. 12 versus the Pittsburgh Penguins (Tickets), Feb. 18 versus the Washington Capitals (Tickets), March 5 versus the Montreal Canadiens (Tickets),  and March 21 versus the San Jose Sharks (Tickets). If you purchase the package before Dec. 27, you get a bonus game against the Nashville Predators on March 14 as well (Tickets). 

Also, this week the Kings have an exciting promotion when they host the Winnipeg Jets at the Staples Center on Dec. 18 (Tickets). Fans have a chance to receive two shirts (a Kings shirt and a Los Angeles Chargers shirt) when they purchase tickets through the Chargers ticket pack. The Chargers are one of the hottest teams right now in the National Football League. They have won four straight games and are tied with the Kansas City Chiefs for the best record in the AFC at 11 wins and three losses. 

The Kings meanwhile have won three games since Nov. 27. They defeated the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 in overtime on Nov. 27, the Carolina Hurricanes 2-0 on Dec. 2 and the Vegas Golden Knights on Dec. 8. In the Kings win over the Canucks, Dustin Brown scored the overtime winner at the 53-second mark of overtime. Brown and Kopitar each had two points as Brown had one goal and one assist and Kopitar had two assists. In the Kings win over the Hurricanes, Jonathan Quick made 34 saves for the shutout. In the Kings win over the Golden Knights, Derek Forbort, Muzzin and Michael Amadio each had two points to lead the Kings in scoring. Forbort and Muzzin each had one goal and one assist and Amadio had two assists. 

In transaction news, the Kings have called up three players from the Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League and claimed two players off waivers. The Kings promoted Austin Wagner on Dec. 9, Sean Walker on Dec. 10 and Daniel Brickley on Dec. 12. Wagner has one goal and four assists for five points in 22 games with the Kings and three goals in seven games with the Reign. Walker has one assist in seven games with the Kings and six goals and 11 assists for 17 points with the Reign. Brickley had two goals and three assists for five points in 21 games with the Reign. 

The two players the Kings claimed off waivers were right winger Nikita Scherbak from the Montreal Canadiens on Dec. 2 and left winger Brendan Leipsic from the Vancouver Canucks on Dec. 3. Scherbak had one goal in five games with the Laval Rocket of the American Hockey League and now has one goal in five games with the Kings. Leipsic had two goals and three assists for five points with the Canucks in 17 games and has one goal and two assists for three points in seven games with the Kings. 

Get your Tickets to see the Los Angeles Kings and the Pittsburgh Penguins on Jan. 12 at the Staples Center today!