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Kings-Ducks at Dodger Stadium nears reality

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08:27 AM ET 04.08 | There is, of course, a small outdoor rink for public skating during the holiday season in Santa Monica, but this is entirely different. An outdoor game between the Kings and the Ducks, to be played amid the palm trees and history of Dodger Stadium, is moving closer to reality. Details are still being negotiated, but plans call for the teams to face off in a regular-season game on Jan. 25, 2014, using the portable rink and refrigeration equipment the NHL owns and has deployed at sites such as Chicago's Wrigley Field and Boston's Fenway Park. A formal announcement is tentatively set for April 17 or 18. The NHL Players' Assn. must approve components of the plan, and the NHL and the Dodgers must agree on financial aspects.

Los Angeles Times

Jonathan Quick, Icon Sports Jonathan Quick, Icon Sports
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April 8, 2013  08:33 AM ET

You can do snow angels in sand, ya know.

But what do you call them? Sand angels?

April 8, 2013  09:12 AM ET
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You can do snow angels in sand, ya know. But what do you call them? Sand angels?

No. But, you can on artificial snow.

April 8, 2013  09:20 AM ET

Just make it the first outdoor road hockey classic. Give em a tennis ball , ultra curved plastic blades , and paint cans for posts=GAME ON !....................CAR !!

April 8, 2013  09:22 AM ET

Why?

April 8, 2013  09:22 AM ET
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Why?

This is what you do when you don't have a football team.

April 8, 2013  09:29 AM ET

Ridiculous.

April 8, 2013  09:46 AM ET
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Ridiculous.

If they actually go through with it Bishop they'll have to change the name to Artful Dodger stadium. :-)

April 8, 2013  10:13 AM ET
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If they actually go through with it Bishop they'll have to change the name to Artful Dodger stadium. :-)

ah battman, that little dickens

April 8, 2013  10:14 AM ET

In a wheelbarrow full of his stupid ideas, this may be Dwarfus' topper

April 8, 2013  10:20 AM ET

if they're going to do it, seems like Kings-Ducks is a really provincial choice. Does anybody really care about the L.A. rivalry?

April 8, 2013  10:21 AM ET
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ah battman, that little dickens

I wonder if we can say Fagin?

April 8, 2013  10:22 AM ET
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I wonder if we can say Fagin?

I guess we can. :-)

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April 8, 2013  10:47 AM ET
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if they're going to do it, seems like Kings-Ducks is a really provincial choice. Does anybody really care about the L.A. rivalry?

Oh I'm sure there will be idiots from Hollywood front row smiling for the cameras donned in LA Kings garb.......

For the sake of the unborn child, hopefully it is not K.K.

April 8, 2013  11:10 AM ET

This only makes an iota of sense if Anaheim wins the Cup this year. Then you have the last two Cup winners in the game.

April 8, 2013  11:10 AM ET
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I love how concerned Ralph and Potsie look.

April 8, 2013  11:25 AM ET
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I love how concerned Ralph and Potsie look.

and whatever happened to Pinkie Tuscadro ?

April 8, 2013  11:33 AM ET
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I love how concerned Ralph and Potsie look.

You would be too if you were watching your career being washed away. :-)

 
April 8, 2013  11:47 AM ET
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if they're going to do it, seems like Kings-Ducks is a really provincial choice. Does anybody really care about the L.A. rivalry?

As I stated yesterday they can play the newly relocated Portland Buckaroos

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