Postcard from Dodger Stadium

It was around 69 degrees on Friday night when the Kings got there first chance to try out the ice at Dodger Stadium.

The Kings practiced at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. local time) and the Ducks are scheduled to practice at 9:15 p.m. ET (6:15 p.m. in Los Angeles).

Saturday's game is scheduled to start at 9:30 p.m. ET, and the NHL's ice guru, Dan Craig, said the ice will be fine as long as temperatures drop to 50 degrees by the end of the first period.

During the day, the ice is covered by tarps to protect it from the sun.

Saturday's forecast is partly cloudy with a high of 76 degrees and a low of 48 degrees.