Kings Of Leon To Headline NHL Faceoff Event

Kings of Leon will headline a NHL Face Off event on October 1 in Montreal where the city's Canadiens match up against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The band, whose latest album, Mechanical Bull, hits a week earlier, will perform a 40 minute set, leading up to the beginning of the NHL season. The show airs at 6:30 EST on the CBC. will make the entire performance available online via live stream.

"The Molson Canadian NHL Face-Off is the perfect way to pick up where we left off with last season's strong finish," NHL Chief Marketing Officer Brian Jennings said in a statement. "NHL Face-Off is all about our fans -- thanking them and giving them another forum to not only rally around the excitement of a new season, but to celebrate our game in a festival environment. Holding NHL Face-Off in Montreal promises to create an incredible atmosphere and a memorable event for our fans and partners."

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