2017-2018 NHL Schedule Released
The NHL has just released the schedule for the upcoming 2017-2018, and it looks to include more excitement than ever. This year, joining the rest of the lineup will be the Las Vegas Golden Knights. Get your first look at your favorite teams and players starting this October.
NHL Game Highlights
Any contest that features your city’s team is a must-see game; however, there are a few noteworthy matchups to watch out for this season. The first is a rematch of the 2017 Stanley Cup. On October 7, the Nashville Predators will head to PPG Paints Arena to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins. Prices start at $91, which is a steal to see the two championship teams in action.
Another showdown to watch is the Las Vegas Golden Knights’ home opener against the Arizona Coyotes. Find out how the new organization fares on Tuesday, October 10. Tickets start at $133, making it another high-interest clash.
The biggest investment of the regular season for fans will come on December 16. On that day, the Montreal Canadiens will face the Ottawa Senators in the 2017 Scotiabank NHL 100 Classic at TD Place at Lansdowne Park. The event celebrates the one hundredth anniversary of the first two NHL games, one of which featured none other than the Canadiens and Senators. This is a must-attend moment for any professional hockey fan. It’s also one of the most expensive games of the year, with prices starting at $325.
NHL Teams to Watch
The reports are in, and most agree that the following teams have the best chances of making an appearance in the 2018 Stanley Cup:
- Chicago Blackhawks
- Edmonton Oilers
- Montreal Canadiens
- Nashville Predators
- Pittsburgh Penguins
- Tampa Bay Lightning
- Toronto Maple Leafs
- Washington Capitals
Of course, all eyes will be on the Las Vegas Golden Knights as the expansion team gets its first shot at the ice.
Don’t miss your chance to see your favorite teams as they take the ice this season; buy your NHL tickets now.