Saturday Rink Tour

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LA KINGS TO HOST SPECIAL “WE ARE ALL KINGS”

RINK TOUR THIS SATURDAY;

KINGS PLAYERS TO PARTICIPATE WITH LOCAL HOCKEY PLAYERS

WHILE VISITING SEVEN DIFFERENT AREA ICE RINKS

LOS ANGELES (November 29, 2023) – The entire LA Kings roster will travel to local ice rinks this Saturday and visit hockey players from throughout Southern California.

The 2023 We Are All Kings Rink Tour will feature groups of Kings players taking part in on-ice practices with various Kings diversity hockey community partners. The event showcases the wide range of opportunities within the sport of ice hockey existing in the Los Angeles area, including disabled, special needs, female, underserved, and affordable entry hockey.

The tour is led by the LA Kings Community and Hockey department. Each rink visit will feature 2-3 Kings players, and/or a club broadcaster or alumnus.

At the Simi Valley Rink, Kings players Trevor Moore and Pheonix Copley are scheduled to appear. Moore is a native of Thousand Oaks, and Copley played in a youth hockey league in the Conejo Valley as a teenager. The rink tour is part of a grand -reopening event celebrating a new branding agreement between the Kings and the ice rink facility. The re-opening will take place from Noon – 4 p.m. and include Kings mascot Bailey, Ice Crew, Daryl Evans, and a ribbon cutting with the Mayor of Simi Valley.

LA Kings Ice at Pickwick: 1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

1001 West Riverside Dr., Burbank 91506

Featured LA Kings Hockey Community Partner: Little Kings -- Little Kings Learn To Play is an introductory program for children ages 5-9. As children learn the fundamentals of Ice Hockey, they also build important character traits needed to succeed off the ice like teamwork and respect in a safe and fun environment.

LA Kings Ice Promenade of the Peninsula: 1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

550 Deep Valley Dr. #107, Rollings Hills Estates (located in the mall) 90274

Featured LA Kings Hockey Community Partner: Power Project & Empowerment Effect -- Power Project's mission is to provide girls from underserved communities the opportunity to grow using mentorship to build self-esteem and positive life imagery, with the belief system that they can accomplish any goal. The Empowerment Effect is a non-profit mentorship program supporting young females, providing equitable access to ice hockey across all communities in our area.

LA Kings Iceland Paramount: 1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

8041 Jackson St., Paramount 90723

Featured LA Kings Hockey Community Partner: Thru Guidance/24 Degrees -- 24 Degrees of Color is a diversity ice skating program of ThruGUIDANCE whose mission is to diversify ice skating and ice hockey in LA County by making these sports more accessible financially, ensuring diverse representation at the rink, introducing young people to recreational ice sports, and providing resources for them to compete competitively if interested.

LA Kings Iceoplex Ice Arena: 2 – 3 p.m.

131 W. Easy St., Simi Valley 93065

Featured LA Kings Hockey Community Partner: California Condors -- The California Condors were founded to provide a safe, fun and instructional environment for the Special Needs community. With players from 5 to 55 years old, the only requirement is that the athletes want to be there and are eager to SOAR WITH THE CONDORS!

LA Kings Valley Ice Center: 1:45 – 2:45 p.m.

8750 Van Nuys Blvd., Panorama City 91402

Featured LA Kings Hockey Community Partner: LA Kings Sled Hockey Team -- LA Kings Sled Hockey provides physically disabled youth and adults throughout Southern California the opportunity to play in a USA Hockey recognized program.​

The Cube Santa Clarita: 2 – 3 p.m.

27745 Smyth Dr., Valencia 91355

Featured LA Kings Hockey Community Partner: Valencia SNAP Flyers -- SNAP Sports provides individuals with disabilities the opportunity to engage in a variety of sports-based activities. Their athletes often shatter the notion of commonly held limitations, by accepting the challenge of more complex competitive sports like Ice Hockey.

Toyota Sports Performance Center: 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

555 North Nash St., El Segundo 90245

Featured LA Kings Hockey Community Partner: LA Lions -- The LA Lions was created as an all-encompassing youth hockey program for female athletes. Designed for all ages and skill levels of youth hockey, the program teaches skill development through skating, puck handling, shooting and team competition at a young age.


Each venue is open to the general public for viewing

– autographs are not available to public.
 
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