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Coyotes Announce 2017-18 Schedule

Arizona will begin its season on Oct. 5 at Anaheim

by Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes / Arizona Coyotes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday, June 22, 2017
 
GLENDALE, ARIZONA - The Arizona Coyotes announced today the Coyotes schedule for the 2017-18 National Hockey League season. The Coyotes will play a total of 82 regular season games (41 home and 41 away), as well as seven preseason games (three home and four away). The Coyotes open their 21st year in the Valley of the Sun on Thursday, Oct. 5 at the HONDA Center against Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry and the Anaheim Ducks. Arizona will host the expansion Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 6:00 p.m. in the home opener.

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Once again some of the NHL's biggest stars will visit Gila River Arena this season, including: Henrik Zetterberg and the Detroit Red Wings (Oct. 12); Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron and the Boston Bruins (Oct. 14); Jamie Benn, Tyler Seguin and the Dallas Stars (Oct. 19 and Feb. 1); Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks (Oct. 21 and Feb. 12); Brent Burns, Joe Pavelski and the San Jose Sharks (Nov. 22 and Jan. 16); Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar and the Los Angeles Kings (Nov. 24 and Mar. 13); Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning (Dec. 14); Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and the Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins (Dec. 16); Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby and the Washington Capitals (Dec. 22); Auston Matthews and the Toronto Maple Leafs (Dec. 28); Ryan Johansen, Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators (Jan. 4 and Mar. 15); Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers (Jan. 6); Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers (Jan. 12 and Feb. 17); John Tavares and the New York Islanders (Jan. 22); Claude Giroux and the Philadelphia Flyers (Feb. 10); Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens (Feb. 15); Johnny Gaudreau and the Calgary Flames (Feb. 22 and Mar. 19); Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry and the Anaheim Ducks (Feb. 24 and Apr. 7); Ryan Suter and the Minnesota Wild (Mar. 1 and Mar. 17); Erik Karlsson and the Ottawa Senators (Mar. 3) and Vladimir Tarasenko and the St. Louis Blues on Mar. 31.
 

 

START TIMES
The start time for all weekday home games will be 7:00 p.m. All Saturday home games at Gila River Arena will start at 6:00 p.m. except for Nov. 11 vs. Winnipeg (8:00 p.m.) and Feb. 17 vs. Edmonton (2:00 p.m.). The Coyotes will have two Sunday home games against Vancouver: Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Mar. 11 at 6:00 p.m.
 

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

The Coyotes' season-long home stand will be seven games against Montreal (Feb. 15), Edmonton (Feb. 17), Calgary (Feb. 22), Anaheim (Feb. 24), Vancouver (Feb. 25), Minnesota (Mar. 1) and Ottawa (Mar. 3). The team will embark on a season-long six-game road trip against Buffalo (Mar. 21), Carolina (Mar. 22), Florida (Mar. 24), Tampa Bay (Mar. 26), Vegas (Mar. 28) and Los Angeles (Mar. 29).

Arizona will once again host every Original Six team at Gila River Arena: Detroit (Oct. 12), Boston (Oct. 14) Chicago (Oct. 21 and Feb. 12), Toronto (Dec. 28), New York Rangers (Jan. 6) and Montreal (Feb. 15).

The Coyotes' busiest month will be March with 17 games (eight home & nine away). The 2017-18 schedule contains 13 back-to-back sets.
 
PRESEASON SCHEDULE
The Coyotes will begin their seven-game preseason schedule on Monday, September 18 vs. the Los Angeles Kings at Gila River Arena. Arizona will then play consecutive road games beginning at the Anaheim Ducks on Sept. 20 followed by the Calgary Flames on Sept. 22. The Coyotes will host the San Jose Sharks on Sept. 23 before facing the Ducks on Sept. 25 at Tucson Arena, home of the Tucson Roadrunners, the club's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate. Arizona will conclude its preseason with road games at Los Angeles on Sept. 28 and San Jose on Sept. 30.
 

ALL-STAR BREAK
The Coyotes will break for the 2018 NHL All-Star Game from Jan. 26-29. The midseason showcase will be held Jan. 28 in Tampa, Fla., at AMALIE Arena.
 

BYE WEEK
Arizona will take its bye week from Jan. 7-11 when the team will have five days in between games.
 

COYOTES 2017-18 FULL SEASON TICKETS START AS LOW AS $500 PER SEAT 
The Coyotes also announced that 2017-18 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 Saturday, June 24 at Gila River Arena from 1 to 3PM. 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 2018 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:

October 7: Home opener against the expansion Vegas Golden Knights at Gila River Arena.
October 12: Henrik Zetterberg, Dylan Larkin and the Detroit Red Wings make their only trip to the Valley.
October 14: Patrice Bergeron, Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins come to Glendale.
October 19: The Coyotes host Jamie Benn, Tyler Seguin and the Dallas Stars at Gila River Arena.
October 21: The Chicago Blackhawks, led by Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane make their first visit to Arizona.
November 22: Brent Burns, Joe Pavelski and the San Jose Sharks make their first stop in Glendale.
November 24: The Coyotes take on Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar and the Los Angeles Kings.
December 14: The Tampa Bay Lightning, led by Steven Stamkos, Victor Hedman and Nikita Kucherov make their only trip to Arizona.
December 16: The Coyotes host Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and the 2017 Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins.
December 22: Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals come to the Valley.
December 28: Auston Matthews and the Toronto Maple Leafs make their only trip to Arizona.
January 4: The Nashville Predators, led by Ryan Johansen and Pekka Rinne make their first of two trips to Glendale.
January 6: Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers visit Gila River Arena.
January 12: The Coyotes host Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers.
January 22: The New York Islanders, led by John Tavares, make their only trip to Glendale.
February 10: Claude Giroux and the Philadelphia Flyers travel to the Valley.
February 12: The Chicago Blackhawks make their final trip to Arizona.
February 15: Carey Price, Shea Weber and the Montreal Canadiens visit Gila River Arena.
February 22: The Coyotes take on Johnny Gaudreau, Mark Giordano and the Calgary Flames.
March 1: Ryan Suter, Mikael Granlund and the Minnesota Wild visit Glendale.
March 3: The Ottawa Senators, led by Erik Karlsson, make their only trip to Gila River Arena.
March 31: The Coyotes host Vladimir Tarasenko and the St. Louis Blues.
April 7: The Anaheim Ducks visit Glendale in the regular season finale.

ARIZONA COYOTES 2017-18 PRESEASON AND REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

PRESEASON
Mon. Sept. 18: LOS ANGELES, 7 p.m.
Wed. Sept. 20: at Anaheim, 7 p.m.
Fri. Sept. 22: at Calgary, 6 p.m.
Sat. Sept. 23: SAN JOSE, 6 p.m.
Mon. Sept. 25: ANAHEIM (at Tucson), 7 p.m.
Thur. Sept. 28: at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m.
Sat. Sept. 30: San Jose 7 p.m.

REGULAR SEASON

OCTOBER
Thur. Oct. 5 at Anaheim, 7 p.m.
Sat. Oct. 7 VEGAS, 6 p.m.
Tues. Oct. 10 at Vegas, 7 p.m.
Thur. Oct. 12 DETROIT, 7 p.m.
Sat. Oct. 14 BOSTON, 6 p.m.
Tues. Oct. 17 at Dallas, 5:30 p.m.
Thur. Oct. 19 DALLAS, 7 p.m.
Sat. Oct. 21 CHICAGO, 6 p.m.
Tues. Oct. 24 at NY Islanders, 4 p.m.
Thur. Oct. 26 at NY Rangers, 4 p.m.
Sat. Oct. 28 at New Jersey, 4 p.m.
Mon. Oct. 30 at Philadelphia, 4 p.m.
Tues. Oct. 31 at Detroit, 4:30 p.m.

NOVEMBER
Thur. Nov. 2 BUFFALO, 7 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 4 CAROLINA, 6 p.m.
Mon. Nov. 6 at Washington, 5 p.m.
Tues. Nov. 7 at Pittsburgh, 5 p.m.
Thur. Nov. 9 at St. Louis, 6 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 11 WINNIPEG, 8 p.m.
Tues. Nov. 14 at Winnipeg, 6 p.m.
Thur. Nov. 16 at Montreal, 5:30 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 18 at Ottawa, 12 p.m.
Mon. Nov. 20 at Toronto, 5 p.m.
Wed. Nov. 22 SAN JOSE, 7 p.m.
Fri. Nov. 24 LOS ANGELES, 7 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 25 VEGAS, 6 p.m.
Tues. Nov. 28 at Edmonton, 7 p.m.
Thur. Nov. 30 at Calgary, 7 p.m.

DECEMBER
Sat. Dec. 2 NEW JERSEY, 6 p.m.
Sun. Dec. 3 at Vegas, 6 p.m.
Thur. Dec. 7 at Boston, 5 p.m.
Sat. Dec. 9 at Columbus, 5 p.m.
Sun. Dec. 10 at Chicago, 5 p.m.
Thur. Dec. 14 TAMPA BAY, 7 p.m.
Sat. Dec. 16 PITTSBURGH, 6 p.m.
Tues. Dec. 19 FLORIDA, 7 p.m.
Fri. Dec. 22 WASHINGTON, 7 p.m.
Sat. Dec. 23 COLORADO, 6 p.m.
Wed. Dec. 27 at Colorado, 7 p.m.
Thur. Dec. 28 TORONTO, 7 p.m.
Sun. Dec. 31 at Anaheim, 2 p.m.

JANUARY
Thur. Jan. 4 NASHVILLE, 7 p.m.
Sat. Jan. 6 NY RANGERS, 6 p.m.
Fri. Jan. 12 EDMONTON, 7 p.m.
Sat. Jan. 13 at San Jose, 8:30 p.m.
Tues. Jan. 16 SAN JOSE, 7 p.m.
Thur. Jan. 18 at Nashville, 6 p.m.
Sat. Jan. 20 at St. Louis, 6 p.m.
Mon. Jan. 22 NY ISLANDERS, 7 p.m.
Thur. Jan. 25 COLUMBUS, 7 p.m.

FEBRUARY
Thur. Feb. 1 DALLAS, 7 p.m.
Sat. Feb. 3 at Los Angeles, 8:30 p.m.
Tues. Feb. 6 at Winnipeg, 6 p.m.
Thur. Feb. 8 at Minnesota, 6 p.m.
Sat. Feb. 10 PHILADELPHIA, 6 p.m.
Mon. Feb. 12 CHICAGO, 7 p.m.
Tues. Feb. 13 at San Jose, 8:30 p.m.
Thur. Feb. 15 MONTREAL, 7 p.m.
Sat. Feb. 17 EDMONTON, 2 p.m.
Thur. Feb. 22 CALGARY, 7 p.m.
Sat. Feb. 24 ANAHEIM, 6 p.m.
Sun. Feb. 25 VANCOUVER, 7:30 p.m.

MARCH
Thur. Mar. 1 MINNESOTA, 7 p.m.
Sat. Mar. 3 OTTAWA, 6 p.m.
Mon. Mar. 5 at Edmonton, 7 p.m.
Wed. Mar. 7 at Vancouver, 8 p.m.
Sat. Mar. 10 at Colorado, 1 p.m.
Sun. Mar. 11 VANCOUVER, 6 p.m.
Tues. Mar. 13 LOS ANGELES, 7 p.m.
Thur. Mar. 15 NASHVILLE, 7 p.m.
Sat. Mar 17 MINNESOTA, 6 p.m.
Mon. Mar. 19 CALGARY, 7 p.m.
Wed. Mar. 21 at Buffalo, 4 p.m.
Thur. Mar. 22 at Carolina, 4 p.m.
Sat. Mar. 24 at Florida, 4 p.m.
Mon. Mar. 26 at Tampa Bay, 4:30 p.m.
Wed. Mar. 28 at Vegas, 7 p.m.
Thur. Mar. 29 at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m.
Sat. Mar. 31 ST. LOUIS, 6 p.m.

APRIL
Tues. Apr. 3 at Calgary, 8 p.m.
Thur. Apr. 5 at Vancouver, 7 p.m.
Sat. Apr. 7 ANAHEIM, 6 p.m.

ALL TIMES LOCAL ARIZONA TIME

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

MONTH - HOME - AWAY

October - 5 - 8
November - 6 - 9
December - 7 - 6
January - 6 - 3
February - 8 - 4
March - 8 - 9
April - 1 - 2  

DAY- HOME - AWAY

Sunday - 2 - 3
Monday - 3 - 5 
Tuesday - 3 - 10
Wednesday - 1 - 4
Thursday - 12 - 11
Friday - 3 - 0
Saturday - 17 - 8

OPPONENT - HOME - AWAY

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

 

 

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