The television schedule is out. The Stanley Cup champion Kings’ season-opening game against the San Jose Sharks on Oct. 8 at Staples Center will be part of a doubleheader shown by our friends at NBCSN. The rest of the network’s season schedule is top-heavy with Eastern Conference games, but there are 10 sets of Wednesday doubleheaders in which the Kings, Ducks, Avalanche and other Western Conference teams will be shown to a national audience.
The Kings’ games Oct. 8 against the Sharks, Nov. 12 and March 18 against the Ducks, Jan. 21 against the Sharks and Feb. 18 against the Avalanche are part of the package.
Other games involving the Kings: Dec. 9 against the Sabres, Dec. 27, Feb. 21 and April 11 against the Sharks, Jan. 28 against the Blackhawks, March 10 against the Avalanche, March 24 against the Rangers and March 30 against the Blackhawks,
Check your local listings.