January 26th, 2014, 03:41 AM #1
Ducks beat Kings, Southern California style (USA Today)
KISS. Vince Scully. The Trojans Marching Band. Wayne Gretzky. A starting temperature of 62 degrees. Welcome to outdoor hockey, Southern California style.
The Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings put on a memorable show on and off the ice as the Ducks claimed a 3-0 win in front of a packed house of 54,099 energetic fans — an attendance undoubtedly rounded up or down to honor Gretzky's number — at the NHL Stadium Series game at Dodger Stadium.
"It was so cool coming out -- we felt like rock stars," said Anaheim defenseman Ben Lovejoy. "But we are not. We are simple hockey players, but for one night that was something."
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