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Kings Stadium Series Game to be at Levi's Stadium? [UPDATE: Confirmed!]

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According to Ticketmaster, the Kings might be playing their second Stadium Series game in two years this February.

Harry How

[UPDATE: The outdoor game has been confirmed by the NHL. Only 199 days to go!]

According to Puck Daddy, Ticketmaster.com possibly spilled the beans on an upcoming game between the Kings and the San Jose Sharks this February. Although a game between the two is scheduled to take place on February 21, 2015 at 7pm (10pm EST) on both NBCSN and Hockey Night in Canada, the game may not be taking place at SAP Center in San Jose like the schedule says.

Yesterday, Ticketmaster was selling tickets to a 2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game between the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks on February 21, 2015 in Santa Clara, California at the sparkling new Levi's Stadium. Levi's Stadium is the new home to the NFL's San Francisco 49ers and debuted last night in an MLS match between the San Jose Earthquakes and Seattle Sounders.

The page was up for about three hours according to the Puck Daddy report, but there is other evidence that the Ticketmaster error may be accidentally revealing a legitimate event. Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area reported back on June 2 that the Sharks are "expected to host an outdoor game in the Bay Area next season" and lists Levi's Stadium as one of two options for the event.

Although the NHL had four Stadium Series games last season - one of which included the Kings in a 3-0 loss to the Ducks at Dodgers Stadium - the NHL has only announced one outdoor game for the 2014-15 season: the Winter Classic between the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks in Washington, DC. If there is an unannounced upcoming Stadium Series event, this seems very likely to be part of it. The Kings make sense as an opponent for the Sharks in an outdoor game as the NHL clearly loves the rivalry - all five games between the teams in the upcoming season were already scheduled to be aired nationally in the United States.

Perhaps in an unintended preview last night, there was a Hertl t-shirt front and center during the NBCSN broadcast of the MLS game at Levi's Stadium last night. Let's hope to see it filled with lots of Kings jerseys in six months.