We already learned the dates for the 2019 home openers, and now we have a full schedule for the 2019-20 NHL schedule. Things will kick off on October 2nd with four games including a match between the last two Stanley Cup winners. The St. Louis Blues will raise the first banner in franchise history with the Washington Capitals in town. The season is wrapped up on April 4th, 2020.
Notable breaks in the schedule are between December 24-26 for Christmas and January 23-26 for the All-Star festivities. There will also be several overseas games taking place at the beginning of the year as Chicago and Phildelphia face off in the Czech Republic while Buffalo and Tampa Bay play in Sweden. Outdoor games include a matchup between the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets on October 26th, the Dallas Stars and Nashville Predators on New Year’s Day, and the Los Angels Kings and Colorado Avalanche on February 15th, 2020.