Toronto, ONTARIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(BUSYSportsNews.com)–(NYSE:TSX:TO) — (NYSE:TORONTO)– (TSXV:TSE)Kings goaltender Zach Paris and winger Ryan Gobert will be in Toronto on Thursday to play in the first preseason game of the new season.
The game will be televised live by Rogers NHL Network, and will be a home-and-home series.
Both Paris, 27, and Gobert, 22, will be available to the media.
Paris is averaging 1.91 goals against average, .920 save percentage and three shutouts in three games with the Kings.
The 6-foot-1, 185-pound goaltender has two shutouts this season and has helped the Kings win six of their last seven games.
Gobert has one goal and five points in four games this season.
The forward has seven goals and eight points in eight games.
The first preseason home game of Paris’ career is scheduled for Friday at 7:30 p.m.
ET against the Washington Capitals.
Tickets for Thursday’s game will go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, March 3, through Ticketmaster, and at www.sportinggoods.com/tickets.
The Kings’ first preseason contest is against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, March 4.
The Kings will take on the Detroit Red Wings at 7 p..m at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich.
The next two games will be played on Thursday, March 7, and Saturday, April 1.
The game will kick off at 8 p.s.m ET and will feature the Edmonton Oilers.
The first game will take place at 7 pm ET on Thursday.
The third preseason game will occur on Saturday at 7pm ET against Boston Bruins.
The match will be broadcast live by TSN and will air live on TSN Radio 1, TSN 1200 and TSN 960.
The fourth preseason game is set for Sunday, April 2 at 7p.m on TTSN and will kick-off on TBS Sportsnet.
The final preseason game for the Kings will be on Friday, April 3 at 5 p.me. against the Philadelphia Flyers at Joe Santora Center in Philadelphia, Pa.
The last preseason game by a team for which a roster spot has been filled will be Friday, May 1, against the San Jose Sharks.
The Los Angeles Kings will host the San Francisco Sharks at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.
Tickets will be sold through Ticketmasters, Ticketmaster.ca, Ticketfly and at Ticketmaster offices.
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