The Kings and Rangers haven't met since New York was the opponent two seasons ago in Los Angeles' home opener.
The Kings' home opener in 2013-14 will be Monday night against the Rangers, who expect right wing Ryan Callahan to make his season debut.
The next five games for Los Angeles (1-1-0) are against Eastern Conference teams, and coach Darryl Sutter said that he and his players are learning about the unfamiliar foes.
"Yeah, it's fun
(We) play (the Rangers Monday), play Ottawa, Carolina, Tampa, Florida," Sutter told the Kings' official website. "That's five teams in your first eight games we haven't seen. Even with the players, cause they're asking questions about guys they haven't seen, or don't know players, or guys looking at stuff."
The Kings began their Stanley Cup-winning campaign two seasons ago with a 3-2 overtime win over New York.
Callahan scored the Rangers' first goal of that contest, and first-year coach Alain Vigneault believes he will have his captain back on t...