The Detroit Red Wings released their 2019-2020 regular season schedule today, and several beat writers posted some of the highlights thereof.
- The Detroit News’s Ted Kulfan posted the following:
The Detroit Red Wings’ season-opener for 2019-20 will be Saturday, Oct. 5 at Nashville at 7 p.m.
As previously reported, the Wings’ home opener will be Sunday, Oct. 6 against Dallas, also at 7 p.m.
Regular-season schedules were released Tuesday for all 31 NHL teams.
The Wings’ traditional New Year’s Eve home game is against San Jose at 7:30 p.m.
The Wings close the season on Saturday, April 4 at home against Tampa Bay at 7 p.m.
2. Among MLive’s Ansar Khan’s schedule notes:
Oct. 6 vs. Dallas: The home opener art Little Caesars Arena.
Oct. 18 at Edmonton: First game against the Oilers and their new general manager, Ken Holland, who held the position in Detroit since 1997.
Oct. 27 vs. St. Louis: The Stanley Cup champion Blues make their lone appearance in Detroit.
Oct. 29 vs. Edmonton: Holland’s homecoming.
3. And, from the Free Press’s Helene St. James:
The All-Star break/bye week falls Jan. 23-30. The Wings close out the season April 4 at home against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Their exhibition season starts Sept. 17 with hosting the Chicago Blackhawks at Little Caesars Arena. The teams meet again the next night at United Center. Other home games fall September 20 against the New York Islanders, Sept. 22 against the Pittsburgh Penguins, and Sept. 27 against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Road games have the Wings at the Islanders on Sept. 23, at Pittsburgh on Sept. 25, and the finale, Sept. 28 at Toronto. The schedule also features a game against the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues Sept. 26 in Calumet (ticket information for that event has yet to be released).