Kings players, coaches and broadcasters will be among those riding in double-decker buses and pickup trucks on the one-mile parade route. The
They made it official Friday with a 3-2, double-overtime victory over the New York Rangers in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center.
The Kings and Anschutz Entertainment Group are encouraging fans to line Figueroa on both sides of the parade route. Access to LA Live and Staples Center will be limited, though restaurants within LA Live will remain open during parade hours via the northern entrance off Olympic Boulevard.
Public parking lots are available to fans along the route at varying costs. Lots at the convention center and Staples Center also will be open.
After the parade, a sold-out fan rally will take place at Staples Center at 1 p.m. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m., where ticket holders can watch the parade on the scoreboard or in special viewing areas along Chick Hearn Court.
It didn't entirely look as if the Kings would host a parade going into the third period of Friday's game.
tied the score on a power-play goal 7:56 into the third and