LA Kings To Host First-Ever Canadian Night

The Los Angeles Kings, in conjunction with AEG Live, will host their first-ever Canadian Night that includes a post-game concert from Canada’s premier band, The Tragically Hip, when the team welcomes the Vancouver Canucks to STAPLES Center on Thursday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at just $39 and include a ticket to the game and a ticket to the post-game concert starting at 10:00 pm at Club Nokia at LA LIVE. Discounts are also available for groups of 15 or more. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 28 with tickets available in all areas of the arena. To purchase tickets, visit, or call 1-888-KINGS-LA.

The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band that first formed in Kingston, Ontario in 1983. Band members include Gordon Downie (lead vocals and guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums).

Commonly referred to as The Hip, the band has produced 12 studio albums, holds the record for most number one debuts on the Canadian Albums Chart and is a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame (inducted in 2005). The band soon will begin a fall tour supporting their latest album, We Are The Same (released in April of 2009). Click Here for more band info.

LA Kings Hockey Fest ’09 is a new three-day interactive festival celebrating the Kings and the game of hockey from August 28-30 at LA Live in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. For all event information, visit

Individual day Hockey Fest tickets are available for purchase at all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets for Saturday and Sunday cost $27 each while a ticket for Friday costs $37.

Three-day Hockey Fest tickets cost $60 with each ticket allowing admittance into all LA Kings Hockey Fest ’09 events for the weekend. Tickets for kids five years of age and under are free. Discounted tickets for groups are also available.