With today being the first day of the NHL regular season, and Friday being opening night for the Blue Jackets, excitement is high and everyone is ready to begin the road to the 2014 NHL playoffs. To get there though, teams have to go through the 82-game season--and that's no easy feat.
The next 82 games are not walk in the park for the Blue Jackets either. Like every other team in the league, they'll play every team home-and-home and have 30 divisional games to play. But how many of those 82 games falls on a Thursday night? How many times have the Blue Jackets defeated their new divsion rivals, the Pittsburgh Penguins? We took a look at the Blue Jackets' 2013-14 NHL schedule to answer those questions (and more) in the infographic below.