It’s time for hockey at Dodger Stadium. The Kings and Ducks will play Jan. 25 on the field made famous by Dodgers greats like Sandy Koufax, Steve Garvey, Fernando Valenzuela and Matt Kemp, the NHL announced Monday. The game will be part of the NHL’s Stadium Series, the first regular-season game contested outdoors in Southern California. The game will be played at 7 p.m., in order to ensure the best possible ice conditions.
The kiss-and-make-up portion of the NHL lockout has begun in earnest, with commissioner Gary Bettman saying he’s sorry the season was delayed by four months and will consist of only 48 games, with the playoffs stretching until nearly July.