NHL preseason begins Sept. 24 with a Senators-Maple Leafs doubleheader

The highway to the 2023 Stanley Cup begins the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 24, when the ‘Battle of Ontario’ rivals Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs start a split-squad, day-night doubleheader at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto (1 and seven pm, ET). Preseason’s opening day additionally options the Boston Bruins visiting the Philadelphia Flyers and the Arizona Coyotes assembly the St. Louis Blues in a neutral-site recreation at Wichita, Kansas.

Across the Atlantic, the Nashville Predators and San Jose Sharks will every play one preseason recreation towards European membership crew opposition forward of their Oct. 7 regular-season opener in Prague, Czech Republic. The Predators will face SC Bern in Bern, Switzerland on Oct. 3, whereas the Sharks will tackle Eisbaren Berlin in Berlin, Germany on Oct. 4, all components of the 2022 NHL Global Series.

The folks of Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Elsipogtog First Nation, New Brunswick, winners of the Kraft Hockeyville competitors from throughout Canada because the nation’s most passionate hockey group in 2020 and 2021, respectively, will have a good time the grand prize of a preseason recreation between the Montreal (*24*) and Ottawa Senators. These group celebrations had been postponed because of COVID-19 in every of the 2 earlier years. The (*24*) and Senators will face off in close by Gander, Nfld. (Steele Community Centre) on Oct. 6 and Bouctouche, NB (JK Irving Centre) on Oct. 8.

Neutral-site preseason video games will even be performed in Abbotsford, BC (Edmonton vs. Vancouver, Oct. 5); Belleville, Ont. (Ottawa vs. Toronto, Sept. 30); Boise, Idaho (Arizona vs. Vegas, Oct. 8); Independence, Mo. (Dallas vs. St. Louis, Oct. 1); Milwaukee, Wis. (Chicago vs. Minnesota, Oct. 2); Ontario, Calif. (Los Angeles vs. San Jose, Sept. 28); Salt Lake City, Utah (Los Angeles vs. Vegas, Oct. 6); Tucson, Ariz. (Anaheim vs. Arizona, Sept. 25) and Tulsa, Okla. (Arizona vs. Dallas, Sept. 27).

After the Predators and Sharks play their regular-season openers in Prague Oct. 7-8, the season will get underway in North America on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

For the most recent schedule data, go to https://www.nhl.com/schedule.

2022-23 NHL PRESEASON SCHEDULE (all occasions Eastern)

SATURDAY, SEPT. 24
Ottawa (cut up squad) at Toronto (cut up squad), 1 p.m
Ottawa (cut up squad) at Toronto (cut up squad), 7 pm
Boston at Philadelphia, 7 p.m
St. Louis vs. Arizona, at Wichita, Kan. (INTRUST Bank Arena), 8 p.m

SUNDAY, SEPT. 25
Columbus (cut up squad) at Pittsburgh (cut up squad), 1 p.m
Buffalo at Washington, 2 p.m
Colorado (cut up squad) at Minnesota, 4 p.m
Anaheim vs. Arizona, at Tucson, Ariz. (Tucson Convention Center Arena), 5 p.m
Winnipeg at Edmonton, 6 p.m
Pittsburgh (cut up squad) at Columbus (cut up squad), 7 p.m
Los Angeles at San Jose, 7 p.m
Calgary (cut up squad) at Vancouver (cut up squad), 7 pm
Vancouver (cut up squad) at Calgary (cut up squad), 8 pm
Vegas at Colorado (cut up squad), 9 p.m

MONDAY, SEPT. 26
Florida (cut up squad) at Nashville (cut up squad), 4 p.m
New Jersey at Montreal, 7 p.m
NY Islanders at NY Rangers, 7 p.m
Florida (cut up squad) at Nashville (cut up squad), 8 p.m
St. Louis at Dallas, 8 p.m
Edmonton at Seattle, 10 p.m
Los Angeles at Vegas, 10 p.m

TUESDAY, SEPT. 27
NY Rangers at Boston, 7 p.m
Philadelphia at Buffalo, 7 p.m
Tampa Bay at Carolina, 7 p.m
NY Islanders at New Jersey, 7 p.m
Detroit at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m
Arizona vs. Dallas, at Tulsa, Okla. (BOK Center), 8 pm
Ottawa at Winnipeg, 8 p.m
St. Louis at Chicago, 8:30 p.m
Minnesota at Colorado, 9 p.m
Calgary at Seattle, 10 p.m
Anaheim at San Jose, 10:30 p.m

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28
Buffalo at Columbus, 7 p.m
Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m
Carolina at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m
Montreal at Toronto, 7 p.m
Chicago at Detroit, 7:30 p.m
Edmonton at Calgary, 9 p.m
Arizona at Anaheim, 10 p.m
San Jose vs. Los Angeles, at Ontario, Calif. (Toyota Arena), 10 p.m
Colorado at Vegas, 10 p.m

THURSDAY, SEPT. 29
Carolina at Florida, 7 p.m
Winnipeg at Montreal, 7 p.m
New Jersey at NY Rangers, 7 p.m
Nashville at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m
Minnesota at Dallas, 8 p.m
Columbus at St. Louis, 8 p.m
Seattle at Vancouver, 9:30 p.m

FRIDAY, SEPT. 30
Tampa Bay at Nashville, 6 p.m
Toronto vs. Ottawa, at Belleville, Ont. (CAA Arena), 7 p.m
NY Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m
Washington at Detroit, 7:30 p.m
Calgary at Edmonton, 9 p.m
San Jose (cut up squad) at Anaheim, 10 p.m
San Jose (cut up squad) at Vegas, 10 p.m

SATURDAY, OCT. 1
Philadelphia at Boston, 1 p.m
Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 1 p.m
Florida at Carolina, 1 p.m
Washington at Columbus, 7 p.m
Montreal at Ottawa, 7 p.m
Dallas vs. St. Louis, at Independence, Mo. (Cable Dahmer Arena), 8 p.m
Edmonton at Winnipeg, 8 p.m
Detroit at Chicago, 8:30 p.m
Vancouver at Seattle, 9:30 p.m

SUNDAY, OCT. 2
Philadelphia at NY Islanders, 7 p.m
Minnesota vs. Chicago, at Milwaukee, Wis. (Fiserv Forum), 7:30 pm
Anaheim at Los Angeles, 9 p.m

MONDAY, OCT. 3
Nashville vs. SC Bern, at Bern, Switzerland (PostFinance Arena), 2 p.m
Columbus at Carolina, 7 p.m
Toronto at Montreal, 7 p.m
Boston at New Jersey, 7 p.m
Pittsburgh at Detroit, 7:30 p.m
Colorado at Dallas, 8 p.m
Seattle at Calgary, 9 p.m
Vancouver at Edmonton, 9 p.m

TUESDAY, OCT. 4
San Jose vs. Eisbaren Berlin, at Berlin, Germany (Mercedes-Benz Arena), 1:30 pm
Carolina at Buffalo, 7 p.m
Ottawa at Montreal, 7 p.m
NY Islanders at Philadelphia, 7 p.m
Minnesota at St. Louis, 8 p.m
Los Angeles at Anaheim, 10 p.m
Arizona at Vegas, 10 p.m

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5
Boston at NY Rangers, 7 p.m
Detroit at Washington, 7 p.m
Calgary at Winnipeg, 8 p.m
Dallas at Colorado, 9:30 p.m
Edmonton vs. Vancouver, at Abbotsford, BC (Abbotsford Centre), 10 pm

THURSDAY, OCT. 6
Ottawa vs. Montreal, at Gander, NL (Steele Community Centre), time TBA
St. Louis at Columbus, 7 p.m
Tampa Bay at Florida, 7 p.m
New Jersey at NY Islanders, 7 p.m
Chicago at Minnesota, 8 p.m
Vegas vs. Los Angeles, at Salt Lake City, Utah (Vivint Arena), 9 pm

FRIDAY, OCT. 7
Buffalo at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m
Toronto at Detroit, 7:30 p.m
Winnipeg at Calgary, 9 p.m
Seattle at Edmonton, 9 p.m
Arizona at Vancouver, 10 p.m

SATURDAY, OCT. 8
Montreal vs. Ottawa, at Bouctouche, NB (JK Irving Centre), time TBA
Florida at Tampa Bay, 4 p.m
Anaheim at Los Angeles, 5 p.m
Dallas at Minnesota, 6 p.m
New Jersey at Boston, 7 p.m
NY Rangers at NY Islanders, 7 p.m
Detroit at Toronto, 7 p.m
Columbus at Washington, 7 p.m
Arizona vs. Vegas, at Boise, Idaho (Idaho Central Arena), 8 p.m
Chicago at St. Louis, 8 p.m

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