On March 29, 2017, the NHL announced that the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks would play two exhibition games in China in a new event called the NHL China Games. Both teams faced each other in Shanghai, on September 21, and in Beijing, on September 23. This will be the first time NHL teams play in China.
|September 21||Shanghai, China||Mercedes-Benz Arena (Shanghai)||Los Angeles Kings||Vancouver Canucks||5-2|
|September 23||Beijing, China||Beijing Wukesong Culture & Sports Center||Los Angeles Kings||Vancouver Canucks||4-3 (so)|
- Kings, Canucks will play preseason games in China. NHL.com (2017-03-29). Retrieved on 2017-03-30.