Several LA Kings prospects will be in action at the 2021 Arizona Rookie Faceoff at Gila River Arena and the Ice Den Scottsdale.
On Wednesday, the Arizona Coyotes announced that they would be playing host to the 2021 Rookie Faceoff Tournament, including a game against the LA Kings. The tournament is scheduled to take place from September 17-20 at Gila River Arena and the Ice Den Scottsdale. The tournament features top prospects from each participating club and makes its highly-anticipated return after Las Vegas and Anaheim played host in 2018 and 2019, respectively.
The Rookie Faceoff Tournament is coming to the desert. 🏒
— Arizona Coyotes (@ArizonaCoyotes) August 18, 2021
Anaheim, Los Angeles, San Jose, and Vegas will represent the Pacific Division, while Arizona and Colorado will represent the Central Division. The Coyotes have already announced that their squad will include several notable prospects, including Dylan Guenther, Liam Kirk, Ty Emberson, and Janis Moser. The Sharks noted that William Eklund, Ozzy Wiesblatt, and Tristen Robins would be among their team’s participants earlier today.
LA Kings Schedule
- Friday, Sept. 17th vs. Avalanche @ 4 pm
- Saturday, Sept. 18th (Practice Day – No Games)
- Sunday, Sept. 19th vs. Coyotes @ 7:30 pm
- Monday, Sept. 20th vs. Golden Knights @ 12 pm
(All times in MT)
For fans wishing to attend, tickets will be available for only $10 per game. And good news for those who cannot be in attendance, each game will be live-streamed on the participating team’s website.
Full Kings 2021 Rookie Faceoff roster to be announced at a later date.
The Kings are expected to have four first-round NHL Draft selections participate this year, including Brandt Clarke (8th overall in 2021), Quinton Byfield (2nd overall in 2020), Alex Turcotte (5th overall in 2019), and Rasmus Kupari (20th overall in 2018). https://t.co/XmKMCTpMMZ
— LA Kings PR (@LAKingsPR) August 18, 2021