Dodger Stadium, as always, will be dressed in palm trees Saturday. The temperature is expected to hit 74 degrees.

At 7:15 p.m., the Los Angeles Kings and the Anaheim Ducks will face off on a rink straddling second base. The puck will drop.

When Luis Robles, Zamboni operator at the Channel Islands Ice Center in Oxnard, heard the news the first outdoor NHL regular season game west of the Mississippi he nearly flipped out.

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