Winnipeg Jets release 2014-15 regular season schedule
The Winnipeg Jets will face off against the Arizona Coyotes on Oct. 9 as part of a three-game road trip that will open the team's NHL regular season.
The Jets will also play the San Jose Sharks on Oct. 11 and Los Angeles Kings on Oct. 12 as part of the road trip, the team announced Sunday as it released its 2014-15 regular season schedule.
Then, the team will be back at the MTS Centre for a five-game stretch starting with the home opener on Oct. 17 against the Nashville Predators.
The home stand will also feature matches against the Calgary Flames, Carolina Hurricanes and Tampa Bay Lightning, ending with a game against the Colorado Avalanche on Oct. 26.
According to Jets officials, the team's 82-game schedule includes:
- Six home games on weekend afternoons.
- Three home games that will start at 8 p.m. CT.
- A New Year's Eve match on home ice. The Jets will host the New York Islanders on Dec. 31.
- Eight all-Canadian match-ups at the MTS Centre, with the Jets hosting the Flames and Edmonton Oilers twice and the Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens and Vancouver Canucks once.
The Winnipeg Jets announced their pre-season schedule last week, starting with a Sept. 22 match against the Minnesota Wild at the MTS Centre.