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Coyotes Announce 2018-19 Schedule

Season Opener Set For Oct. 4 at Dallas

by Arizona Coyotes @ArizonaCoyotes / Arizona Coyotes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday, June 21, 2018
 
GLENDALE, ARIZONA - The Arizona Coyotes announced today the Coyotes schedule for the 2018-19 National Hockey League regular season. The Coyotes will play a total of 82 regular season games (41 home and 41 away), as well as seven preseason games (two home and five away). The Coyotes open their 22nd year in the Valley of the Sun on Thursday, Oct. 4 at the American Airlines Center against Jamie Benn, Tyler Seguin and the Dallas Stars. Arizona will host Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry and the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 6:00 p.m. in the home opener.

VIEW: 2018-19 SCHEDULE

Once again some of the NHL's biggest stars will visit Gila River Arena this season, including: Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning (Oct. 27); P.K. Subban, Filip Forsberg and the Nashville Predators (Nov. 15); Brad Marchand and the Boston Bruins (Nov. 17); Marc-Andre Fleury and the Western Conference Champion Vegas Golden Knights (Nov. 21 and Dec. 30); Vladimir Tarasenko and the St. Louis Blues (Dec. 1 and Feb. 14); Alex Ovechkin and the Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals (Dec. 6); Brent Burns, Joe Pavelski and the San Jose Sharks (Dec. 8 and Jan. 16); Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers (Jan. 2 and Mar. 16); Henrik Lundqvist and the N.Y. Rangers (Jan. 6); Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and the Pittsburgh Penguins (Jan. 18); Auston Matthews and the Toronto Maple Leafs (Feb. 16); Mark Scheifele and the Winnipeg Jets (Feb. 24 and Apr. 6); Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty and the Los Angeles Kings (Mar. 9 and Apr. 2) and Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks (Mar. 26).

Video: Tocchet Unveils the 2018-19 Schedule

START TIMES

The start time for all weekday home games will be 7:00 p.m. except for Nov. 23 vs. Colorado (6:00 p.m.), Jan. 2 vs. Edmonton (7:30 p.m.) and Jan. 16 vs. San Jose (8:00 p.m.). All Saturday home games at Gila River Arena will start at 6:00 p.m. except for Dec. 22 vs. Colorado (5:00 p.m.), Feb. 9 vs. Dallas (2:00 p.m.), Feb. 16 vs. Toronto (5:00 p.m.), Mar. 16 vs. Edmonton (7:00 p.m.) and Apr. 6 vs. Winnipeg (7:00 p.m.). The Coyotes will have five Sunday home games in 2018-19 including Nov. 25 vs. Calgary (1:00 p.m.), Dec. 30 vs. Vegas (6:00 p.m.), Jan. 6 vs. N.Y. Rangers (2:00 p.m.), Feb. 24 vs. Winnipeg (7:00 p.m.) and Mar. 31 vs. Minnesota (2:00 p.m.).

SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN

The NHL's scheduling format will see the Coyotes play four games against Pacific Division rivals Calgary, Edmonton, Los Angeles, San Jose, Vancouver and Vegas. Arizona will face Anaheim five times for a total of 29 Pacific 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 Winnipeg (Feb. 24), Florida (Feb. 26), Vancouver (Feb. 28), Detroit (Mar. 2), Anaheim (Mar. 5), Calgary (Mar. 7) and Los Angeles (Mar. 9). The team's longest road trips of the season will each be four games: Oct. 16-23, Nov. 8-13, Dec. 11-16 and Mar. 18-24.

Arizona will once again host every Original Six team at Gila River Arena: Boston (Nov. 17), Montreal (Dec. 20), N.Y. Rangers (Jan. 6), Toronto (Feb. 16), Detroit (Mar. 2) and Chicago (Mar. 26).

The Coyotes' busiest months will be December (seven home and eight road) and March (eight home and seven road) with 15 games in each. Arizona's 2018-19 schedule features 10 back-to-back sets.

PRESEASON SCHEDULE

The Coyotes will kick off their seven-game preseason on Sunday, September 16 against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena. Arizona then faces the Los Angeles Kings in a split-squad matchup on Sept. 18. The Coyotes host the Anaheim Ducks in their final home game of the 2018 preseason on Sept. 22 at Gila River Arena. The team will then travel to Anaheim to play the Ducks on Sept. 24. Arizona concludes the preseason with road matchups at the Edmonton Oilers on Sept. 27 and will take on the Vancouver Canucks at Prospera Place in Kelowna, BC on Sept. 29.

ALL-STAR BREAK

The Coyotes will break for the 2019 NHL All-Star Game from Jan. 24-26. The midseason showcase will be held Jan. 26 in San Jose, Calif. at SAP Center.

BYE WEEK

Arizona will take its bye week from Jan. 27-31 when the team will have five days off.

COYOTES 2018-19 FULL SEASON TICKETS START AS LOW AS $688 PER SEAT 

The Coyotes also announced that 2018-19 full season tickets & half season plans including the popular "Weekender" plan are on sale now. In addition, the Coyotes are currently taking deposits for (11) game plans that will go on sale Saturday, June 23. These plans allow valued 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 2019 playoff tickets along with additional unique benefits.
 
To learn more about these flexible ticket options, please call 480-563-PUCK (7825) or visit ArizonaCoyotes.com.

HOME DATES TO REMEMBER

Oct. 6: Home opener against the Anaheim Ducks at Gila River Arena
Oct. 27: Arizona hosts Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning
Nov. 5: Claude Giroux and the Philadelphia Flyers visit Glendale
Nov. 15: P.K. Subban, Filip Forsberg and the Nashville Predators make their only visit to Arizona
Nov. 17: The Boston Bruins, led by Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak come to the Valley
Nov. 21: Marc-Andre Fleury and the 2018 Western Conference Champion Vegas Golden Knights make their first visit to Arizona
Dec. 1: The Coyotes host Vladimir Tarasenko and the St. Louis Blues
Dec. 6: The 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals, led by Alex Ovechkin¸ make their only visit to Gila River Arena
Dec. 8: Arizona hosts Brent Burns, Logan Couture and the San Jose Sharks
Dec. 20: Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens come to the Valley
Jan. 2: The Coyotes take on Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers
Jan. 6: The N.Y. Rangers, led by Henrik Lundqvist, make their only visit to Glendale
Jan. 18: Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and the Pittsburgh Penguins visit Gila River Arena
Feb. 9: The Coyotes host Jamie Benn, Tyler Seguin and the Dallas Stars
Feb. 16: Auston Matthews and the Toronto Maple Leafs make their only trip to the Valley
Feb. 24: The Winnipeg Jets, led by Mark Scheifele and Connor Hellebuyck make their first of two trips to Arizona

March 2: The Detroit Red Wings make their lone trip to Glendale
March 7: The Coyotes take on Johnny Gaudreau and the Calgary Flames
March 26: Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks visit Glendale
April 6: The Winnipeg Jets visit Glendale in the regular season finale

ARIZONA COYOTES 2018-19 PRESEASON AND REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULES

PRESEASON
Sun. Sept. 16:
at Vegas, 5 p.m.
Tues. Sept. 18: LOS ANGELES, 7 p.m.#
Tues. Sept. 18: at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m.#
Sat. Sept. 22: ANAHEIM, 6 p.m.
Mon. Sept. 24: at Anaheim, 7 p.m.
Thur. Sept. 27: at Edmonton, 6 p.m.
Sat. Sept. 29: at Vancouver, 7 p.m.*

REGULAR SEASON
OCTOBER

Thur. Oct. 4: at Dallas, 5:30 p.m.
Sat. Oct. 6: ANAHEIM, 6 p.m.
Wed. Oct. 10: at Anaheim, 7 p.m.
Sat. Oct. 13: BUFFALO, 6 p.m.
Tues. Oct. 16: at Minnesota, 5 p.m.
Thur. Oct. 18: at Chicago, 5:30 p.m.
Sat. Oct. 20: at Winnipeg, 12 p.m.
Tues. Oct. 23: at Columbus, 4 p.m.
Thur. Oct. 25: VANCOUVER, 7 p.m.
Sat. Oct. 27: TAMPA BAY, 6 p.m.
Tues. Oct. 30: OTTAWA, 7 p.m.

NOVEMBER
Fri. Nov. 2: CAROLINA, 7 p.m.
Mon. Nov. 5: PHILADELPHIA, 7 p.m.
Thur. Nov. 8: at Philadelphia, 5 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 10: at Pittsburgh, 5 p.m.
Sun. Nov. 11: at Washington, 3 p.m.
Tues. Nov. 13: at Detroit, 5:30 p.m.
Thur. Nov. 15: NASHVILLE, 7 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 17: BOSTON, 6 p.m.
Wed. Nov. 21: VEGAS, 7 p.m.
Fri. Nov. 23: COLORADO, 6 p.m.
Sun. Nov. 25: CALGARY, 1 p.m.
Tues. Nov. 27: at Minnesota, 6 p.m.
Thur. Nov. 29: at Nashville, 6 p.m.

DECEMBER
Sat. Dec. 1:
ST. LOUIS, 6 p.m.
Tues. Dec. 4: at Los Angeles, 8:30 p.m.
Thur. Dec. 6: WASHINGTON, 7 p.m.
Sat. Dec. 8: SAN JOSE, 6 p.m.
Tues. Dec. 11: at Boston, 5 p.m.
Thur. Dec. 13: at Buffalo, 5 p.m.
Fri. Dec. 14: at N.Y. Rangers, 5 p.m.
Sun. Dec. 16: at Carolina, 11 a.m.
Tues. Dec. 18: N.Y. ISLANDERS, 7 p.m.
Thur. Dec. 20: MONTREAL, 7 p.m.
Sat. Dec. 22: COLORADO, 5 p.m.
Sun. Dec. 23: at San Jose, 6 p.m.
Thur. Dec. 27: at Los Angeles, 8:30 p.m.
Sat. Dec 29: at Anaheim, 8 p.m.
Sun. Dec. 30: VEGAS 6 p.m.

JANUARY
Wed. Jan. 2:
EDMONTON, 7:30 p.m.
Fri. Jan. 4: NEW JERSEY, 7 p.m.
Sun. Jan. 6: N.Y. RANGERS, 2 p.m.
Thur. Jan. 10: at Vancouver, 8 p.m.
Sat. Jan. 12: at Edmonton, 8 p.m.
Sun. Jan. 13: at Calgary, 7:30 p.m.
Wed. Jan. 16: SAN JOSE, 8 p.m.
Fri. Jan. 18: PITTSBURGH, 7 p.m.
Sun. Jan. 20: at Toronto, 5 p.m.
Tues. Jan 22: at Ottawa, 5:30 p.m.
Wed. Jan. 23: at Montreal, 5:30 p.m.

FEBRUARY
Sat. Feb. 2:
at San Jose, 8:30 p.m.
Mon. Feb. 4: at Dallas, 6:30 p.m.
Tues. Feb. 5: at Nashville, 6 p.m.
Thur. Feb. 7: COLUMBUS, 7 p.m.
Sat. Feb. 9: DALLAS, 2 p.m.
Tues. Feb. 12: at Vegas, 8 p.m.
Thur. Feb. 14: ST. LOUIS, 7 p.m.
Sat. Feb. 16: TORONTO, 5 p.m.
Mon. Feb. 18: at Calgary, 2 p.m.
Tues. Feb. 19: at Edmonton, 7 p.m.
Thur. Feb. 21: at Vancouver, 8 p.m.
Sun. Feb. 24: WINNIPEG, 7 p.m.
Tues. Feb. 26: FLORIDA, 7 p.m.
Thur. Feb. 28: VANCOUVER, 7 p.m.

MARCH
Sat. Mar. 2:
DETROIT, 6 p.m.
Tues. Mar. 5: ANAHEIM, 7 p.m.
Thur. Mar. 7: CALGARY, 7 p.m.
Sat. Mar. 9: LOS ANGELES, 6 p.m.
Mon. Mar. 11: at Chicago, 5:30 p.m.
Tues. Mar. 12: at St. Louis, 5 p.m.
Thur. Mar. 14: ANAHEIM, 7 p.m.
Sat. Mar. 16: EDMONTON, 7 p.m.
Mon. Mar 18: at Tampa Bay, 4:30 p.m.
Thur. Mar. 21: at Florida, 4 p.m.
Sat. Mar. 23: at New Jersey, 10 a.m.
Sun. Mar. 24: at N.Y. Islanders, 12 p.m.+
Tues. Mar. 26: CHICAGO, 7 p.m.
Fri. Mar. 29: at Colorado, 6 p.m.
Sun. Mar. 31: MINNESOTA, 2 p.m.

APRIL
Tues. Apr. 2: LOS ANGELES, 7 p.m.
Thur. Apr. 4: at Vegas, 7 p.m.
Sat. Apr. 6: WINNIPEG, 7 p.m.

ALL TIMES LOCAL ARIZONA TIME
# Split squad games
* Game to be played at Prospera Place in Kelowna, BC
+Game to be played at NYCB Live: Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

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

MONTH: HOME - AWAY
October: 5 - 6
November: 7 - 6
December: 7 - 8
January: 5 - 6
February: 7 - 7
March: 8 - 7
April: 2 - 1

DAY: HOME - AWAY
Sunday: 5 - 6
Monday: 1 - 4 
Tuesday: 6 - 11
Wednesday: 3 - 2
Thursday: 9 - 10
Friday: 4 - 2
Saturday: 13 - 6

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

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