It's time to mark your calendars as the New Jersey Devils 2021-22 NHL regular-season schedule has been released.
With trips to a new city and new arenas along with a couple of long road trips, here's a breakdown of how the Devils will navigate through the upcoming regular season.
Season/Home Opener: Oct. 15, 2021 vs Chicago
First Road Game: Oct. 24, 2021 @ Chicago
Regular-Season Finale: April 29, 2022 vs Detroit
Final Regular-Season Away Game: April 28, 2022 @ Carolina
Here is a further breakdown of the Devils upcoming season:
The Seattle Kraken, who are in their inaugural season will visit the Devils in New Jersey's second game of the season on Oct. 19, 2021, while the Devils will visit Seattle for the first time towards the end of the regular season on April 16, 2022.
The visit to Seattle is part of the longest road trip of the season, between April 7, 2022, and April 18, 2022. The trip makes six stops; in Ottawa, Dallas, Arizona, Colorado, Seattle, and Vegas.
Of the 13 sets of back-to-back games, three sets will be the Devils hosting two games in two nights.
A first match-up for the Hudson River Rivalry against the Rangers is New York visiting New Jersey on Oct. 28, with the Devils first trip to Madison Square Garden on Nov. 16.
The NY Islanders are set to open UBS Arena in Elmont, NY this season, and New Jersey will visit on Dec. 11.
On New Year's Eve, the Devils will welcome the Edmonton Oilers to Prudential Center.
The month of February has just three games, as the schedule contains a 22-day break, from Feb. 2-23, for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
Check out the Devils complete 2021-22 Regular Season Schedule.