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Coyotes Announce 2015-16 Schedule

by Staff Writer / Arizona Coyotes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:


Thursday, June 25, 2015

GLENDALE, ARIZONA – Arizona Coyotes Co-Owner, President & CEO Anthony LeBlanc announced today the Coyotes schedule for the 2015-16 National Hockey League season. The Coyotes will play a total of 82 regular season games (41 home and 41 away), as well as six preseason games (one home and five away).

Photo by Norm Hall.

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The Coyotes open the 2015-16 season on the road against the Los Angeles Kings on Friday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Arizona opens its 19th season in the Valley of the Sun at Gila River Arena on Saturday, Oct. 10 at 7:00 p.m. against Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Once again some of the NHL’s biggest stars will visit Gila River Arena this season, including: Zach Parise, Ryan Suter and the Minnesota Wild (Oct. 15 and Dec. 11); Zdeno Chara, Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins (Oct. 17); Henrik and Daniel Sedin and the Vancouver Canucks (Oct. 30 and Feb. 10); Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers (Nov. 7); Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry and the Anaheim Ducks (Nov. 25 and Mar. 3); Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty and the Los Angeles Kings (Dec. 26, Jan. 23 and Feb. 2); Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks (Dec. 29 and Feb. 4); Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg and the Detroit Red Wings (Jan. 14); Joe Thornton and the San Jose Sharks (Jan. 21 and Mar. 17); Carey Price, P.K. Subban and the Montreal Canadiens (Feb. 15); Steven Stamkos, Tyler Johnson and the Tampa Bay Lightning (Mar. 19); Claude Giroux and the Philadelphia Flyers (Mar. 26); and Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals (Apr. 2).

START TIMES
This season the start time for all Coyotes home games at Gila River Arena will be 7:00 p.m. with the exception of two contests. Arizona hosts the Ottawa Senators at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 28 and the Vancouver Canucks at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10.

SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN
The NHL’s scheduling format will see the Coyotes play five games each against Pacific Division rivals Anaheim, Calgary, Edmonton, Los Angeles and San Jose. The Coyotes will also meet Vancouver four times for a total of 29 division contests. They will face the remaining seven Western Conference teams three times each for a total of 21 games. In addition, they will play each of the 16 Eastern Conference teams twice, once at home and once on the road.

The Coyotes season-long home stand is seven games from Jan. 9-23 and features Nashville (Jan. 9), Edmonton (Jan. 12), Detroit (Jan. 14), New Jersey (Jan. 16), Buffalo (Jan. 18), San Jose (Jan. 21) and Los Angeles (Jan. 23). The Coyotes will travel on three five-game road trips throughout the season: Oct. 20-27, Dec. 1-8 and Feb. 22-29.

Arizona will once again play every Original Six team at Gila River Arena: Boston (Oct. 17), New York Rangers (Nov. 7), Toronto (Dec. 22), Chicago (Dec. 29 and Feb. 4), Detroit (Jan. 14) and Montreal (Feb. 15).

PRESEASON SCHEDULE
The Coyotes six-game preseason slate will open on Monday, Sept. 21 in Bakersfield, Calif., at Rabobank Arena against Los Angeles at 7:00 p.m. Arizona will play four more road games from Sept. 22-29 before returning home on Friday, Oct. 2 to conclude its 2015 preseason at Gila River Arena against San Jose at 7:00 p.m.

ALL-STAR BREAK
The Coyotes will break for the 2016 NHL All-Star Game from Jan. 27 to Feb. 1. The midseason showcase will be held Jan. 30-31 in Nashville, Tenn., at Bridgestone Arena. The weekend will include the All-Star Skills Competition in addition to the All-Star Game.

COYOTES 2015-16 FULL SEASON TICKETS START AS LOW AS $882 PER SEAT
The Coyotes also announced that 2015-16 full season tickets are on sale now. In addition, the Coyotes are currently taking deposits for half season (22-game) plans that will go on sale Friday, June 26 at the NHL Draft Viewing Party at Gila River Arena. The Coyotes will also offer partial season ticket packages later this summer that will allow fans to customize their package while receiving significant price savings and select benefits.

All Coyotes full and half season tickets come with priority seating for 2016 playoff tickets along with other unique benefits. For more information on Coyotes tickets, please call 480-563-PUCK (7825) or visit ArizonaCoyotes.com.

HOME DATES TO REMEMBER

· Oct. 10: Season opener against Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and the Pittsburgh Penguins at Gila River Arena.

· Oct. 17: Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci and the Boston Bruins come to the Valley.

· Oct. 30: The Vancouver Canucks, led by forwards Henrik and Daniel Sedin travel to Glendale.

· Nov. 7: Henrik Lundqvist, Rick Nash and the New York Rangers make their only visit to Gila River Arena.

· Nov. 25: Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry and the Anaheim Ducks make their first visit to Glendale.

· Nov. 27: The Coyotes host Johnny Gaudreau, Sean Monahan and the Calgary Flames.

· Nov. 28: Erik Karlsson and the Ottawa Senators visit Gila River Arena.

· Dec. 22: The Coyotes host Phil Kessel and the Toronto Maple Leafs.

· Dec. 26: Jonathan Quick, Drew Doughty and the Los Angeles Kings make their first of three appearances in Arizona.

· Dec. 29: The Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks come to Gila River Arena.

· Dec. 31: The Coyotes host the Winnipeg Jets on New Year’s Eve.

· Jan. 14: The Detroit Red Wings led by Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg make their only visit to Glendale.

· Jan. 23: The Coyotes host Anze Kopitar and the Los Angeles Kings.

· Feb. 4: Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks make their final trip to the Valley.

· Feb. 10: The Vancouver Canucks make their final visit to Glendale.

· Feb: 15: Carey Price, P.K. Subban and the Montreal Canadiens visit Arizona.

· March 19: The Coyotes host Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning.

· March 26: Claude Giroux and the Philadelphia Flyers come to Gila River Arena.

· April 2: The Coyotes take on Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals in the final home game of the regular season.

2015-16 ARIZONA COYOTES SCHEDULE

PRESEASON

#Monday, Sept. 21: at Los Angeles, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 22: at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 25: at San Jose, 7:30 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 28: at Vancouver, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 29: at Edmonton, 6 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 2: SAN JOSE, 7 p.m.

REGULAR SEASON

OCTOBER
Friday, Oct. 9: at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 10: PITTSBURGH, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 14: at Anaheim, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 15: MINNESOTA, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 17: BOSTON, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 20: at New Jersey, 4 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 22: at N.Y. Rangers, 4 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 24: at Ottawa, 4 p.m
Monday, Oct. 26: at Toronto, 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 27: at Boston, 4 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 30: VANCOUVER, 7 p.m.

NOVEMBER
Thursday, Nov. 5: COLORADO, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 7: N.Y. RANGERS, 7 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 9: at Anaheim, 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 10: at Los Angeles, 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 12: EDMONTON, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 14: at Columbus, 5 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 16: at N.Y. Islanders, 5 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 19: at Montreal, 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 21: at Winnipeg, 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 25: ANAHEIM, 7 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 27: CALGARY, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 28: OTTAWA, 8 p.m.

DECEMBER
Tuesday, Dec. 1: at Nashville, 6 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 3: at Detroit, 5:30 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 4: at Buffalo, 5 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 6: at Carolina, 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 8: at St. Louis, 6 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 11: MINNESOTA, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 12: CAROLINA, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 17: COLUMBUS, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 19: N.Y. ISLANDERS, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 22: TORONTO, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec: 26: LOS ANGELES, 7 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 27: at Colorado, 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 29: CHICAGO, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 31: WINNIPEG, 7 p.m.

JANUARY
Saturday, Jan. 2: at Edmonton, 2 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 4: at Vancouver, 8 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 7: at Calgary, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 9: NASHVILLE, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 12: EDMONTON, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 14: DETROIT, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 16: NEW JERSEY, 7 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 18: Buffalo, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 21: SAN JOSE, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 23: LOS ANGELES, 7 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 25: at Minnesota, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 26: at Winnipeg, 6 p.m.

FEBRUARY
Tuesday, Feb. 2: LOS ANGELES, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 4: CHICAGO, 7 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 5: at Anaheim, 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 10: VANCOUVER, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 12: CALGARY, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 13: at San Jose, 8:30 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 15: MONTREAL, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 18: DALLAS, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 20: ST. LOUIS, 7 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 22: at Washington, 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 23: at Tampa Bay, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, Feb 25: at Florida, 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 27: at Philadelphia, 11 a.m.
Monday, Feb. 29: at Pittsburgh, 5 p.m.

MARCH
Thursday, March 3: ANAHEIM, 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 5: FLORIDA, 7 p.m.
Monday, March 7: at Colorado, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 9: at Vancouver, 8 p.m.
Friday, March 11: at Calgary, 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 12: at Edmonton, 8 p.m.
Thursday, March 17: SAN JOSE, 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 19: TAMPA BAY, 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 20: at San Jose, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, March 22: EDMONTON, 7 p.m.
Thursday, March 24: DALLAS, 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 26: PHILADELPHIA, 7 p.m.
Monday, March 28: CALGARY, 7 p.m.
Thursday, March 31: at Dallas, 5:30 p.m.

APRIL
Saturday, April 2: WASHINGTON, 7 p.m.
Monday, April 4: at St. Louis, 5 p.m.
Tuesday, April 5: at Chicago, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 7: at Nashville, 5 p.m.
Saturday, April 9: at San Jose, 7:30 p.m.

ALL TIMES LOCAL ARIZONA TIME

# at Bakersfield, Calif. (Rabobank Arena)

NHL All-Star Game Weekend – Jan. 30-31 in Nashville, Tenn. (Bridgestone Arena)

The following is a month-by-month and team-by-team breakdown of the Coyotes home and away schedule:

MONTH: HOME-AWAY
October: 4-7
November: 6-6
December: 8-6
January: 7-5
February: 7-7
March: 8-6
April: 1-4

DAY: HOME-AWAY
Sunday: 0-3
Monday: 3-9
Tuesday: 5-8
Wednesday: 2-2
Thursday: 12-7
Friday: 4-4
Saturday: 15-8

OPPONENT: HOME-AWAY
Anaheim: 2-3
Boston: 1-1
Buffalo: 1-1
Calgary: 3-2
Carolina: 1-1
Chicago: 2-1
Colorado: 1-2
Columbus: 1-1
Dallas: 2-1
Detroit: 1-1
Edmonton: 3-2
Florida: 1-1
Los Angeles: 3-2
Minnesota: 2-1
Montreal: 1-1
Nashville: 1-2
New Jersey: 1-1
N.Y. Islanders: 1-1
N.Y. Rangers: 1-1
Ottawa: 1-1
Philadelphia: 1-1
Pittsburgh: 1-1
St. Louis: 1-2
San Jose: 2-3
Tampa Bay: 1-1
Toronto: 1-1
Vancouver: 2-2
Washington: 1-1
Winnipeg: 1-2

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