Dodger Manager Don Mattingly will drop the puck at the start of the game
WHAT: The Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Kings will present the second annual Dodgers Pride Night at Staples Center on Thursday, January 13 as the Kings host the St. Louis Blues. Dodger Manager Don Mattingly will drop the puck at the start of the game and former Dodger Billy Ashley will sign autographs for fans in the concourse before and during the game. Dodger staff will be on hand at the autograph booths to answer questions for fans about 2011 Dodger ticket packages. In addition, Dodger-themed elements will be incorporated into the Kings’ in-game entertainment.
Several of the Dodgers’ top minor league prospects will also be in attendance and Kings President and NHL Hall of Famer Luc Robitaille will meet with the group during the game.
WHEN: This Thursday, January 13
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Former Dodger Billy Ashley signs autographs for fans
7:10 p.m. – Don Mattingly puck drop and gametime
WHERE: STAPLES Center
1111 S. Figueroa St.
MISC: Tickets for Dodgers Pride Night come with a limited edition Dodgers Pride Night
puck. Ticket information and event details can be found at www.dodgers.com/kings, as will information about a Kings Night at Dodger Stadium in 2011.
The Dodgers and Kings both gave away prize packages via Twitter in the days leading up to Dodgers Pride Night. Yesterday, the Kings gave away a James Loney autographed baseball on their Twitter account (www.twitter.com/LAKings) and earlier this afternoon the Dodgers gave away a Wayne Simmonds autographed puck and a James Loney autographed baseball on their Twitter account (www.twitter.com/Dodgers).
The Kings are also hosting a VIP contest on their Facebook page this week where fans can win a prize package that includes tickets to the game, dinner, VIP passes, a James Loney autographed ball, a team-signed Kings jersey and a meet-and-greet with Kings President of Business Operations and NHL Hall of Famer Luc Robitaille and the Dodgers’ top prospects. To enter, visit www.facebookcom/LAKings.
Media interesting in covering the event should contact Jeff Moeller at firstname.lastname@example.org, Mike Kalinowski at email@example.com or Jeremy Zager at firstname.lastname@example.org.