Kings' 2012-13 season schedule released

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings will open the 2012-13 NHL regular season at home against the New York Rangers on Friday, Oct. 12, the NHL announced Thursday.

The Kings will raise their first Stanley Cup championship banner in front of a national audience on NBC Sports Network before hitting the road for back-to-back games against Edmonton and Calgary.

The only re-match of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final against the New Jersey Devils will take place Feb. 9 in Newark, N.J., while the first of six games against their Western Conference Finals opponent, the Phoenix Coyotes, will take place Oct. 27 in Los Angeles.

Here is a look at the entire 2012-13 Kings regular season schedule: