The NHL released every team’s 82-game regular-season schedule for the 2023-24 season on Tuesday. The Washington Capitals will open the campaign on Friday, October 13 vs. the Pittsburgh Penguins at 7 PM ET.
Here is the full schedule: [Click to enlarge]
A few notes:
- NHL All-Star Weekend will take place from February 2-3 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario
- Washington’s bye week will begin on January 28
- Last Game of Regular-Season: Tuesday, April 16 at Philadelphia Flyers
- Longest Homestand: five games from October 27-November 8 (Minnesota Wild, San Jose Sharks, New York Islanders, Columbus Blue Jackets, Florida Panthers) and January 3-13 (New Jersey Devils, Carolina Hurricanes, Los Angeles Kings, Seattle Kraken, New York Rangers)
- Longest Road Trip: five games from November 27-December 4 (San Jose Sharks, Los Angeles, Anaheim Ducks, Vegas Golden Knights, Arizona Coyotes) and March 11-18 (Winnipeg Jets, Edmonton Oilers, Seattle, Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames)
- 15 Back-to-Backs
The National Hockey League (NHL) announced today the 2023-24 regular-season schedule, which will commence Tuesday, Oct. 10 with a tripleheader broadcast exclusively on ESPN, highlighted by the Vegas Golden Knights raising their first Stanley Cup championship banner before facing the Seattle Kraken at T-Mobile Arena at 10:30 p.m. ET.
The other games on Oct. 10 include the Nashville Predators at Tampa Bay Lightning at 5:30 p.m. ET and the Chicago Blackhawks versus the Pittsburgh Penguins at 8 p.m. ET.
NHL is planning a 16-game night on October 24 with staggered start times going from 6pm to 11pm, each game starting 15-30 minutes apart. pic.twitter.com/5IOSnnVVFn
— NHL News (@PuckReportNHL) June 27, 2023
By Harrison Brown