The Ducks today announced the complete preseason and regular-season schedule for the 25th Anniversary 2018-19 NHL campaign presented by UCI Health.
The Ducks will start the season on the road in San Jose (Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m. PT) and complete their season-opening road trip in Arizona (Oct. 6, 6 p.m. PT). The team will return for its home opener on Oct. 8 versus the Detroit Red Wings at Honda Center (7 p.m. PT), 25 years to the day after Anaheim's inaugural game in 1993. The Ducks-Red Wings game is part of a two-game homestand that includes an Oct. 10 contest with the Arizona Coyotes (7 p.m. PT).
The Ducks will once again host all 30 NHL opponents at Honda Center as part of their 2018-19 home schedule. The club will play 29 games within the Pacific Division, 21 games versus Central Division opponents and 32 against the Eastern Conference. Anaheim will have 22 home weekend dates, including 11 Friday night games, one Saturday night game and 10 Sunday contests. The four-game Freeway Faceoff with the Los Angeles Kings begins Nov. 6 at Staples Center (7:30 p.m. PT) before concluding with a trio of games in the final month of the season, including Mar. 10 (7 p.m. PT) and Apr. 5 (7 p.m. PT) in Anaheim, and Mar. 23 (7:30 p.m PT) in Los Angeles.
Additional highlights include Anaheim's day-after Thanksgiving game vs. the Edmonton Oilers (Nov. 23, 1 p.m. PT), along with appearances from the New York Rangers (Nov. 1, 7 p.m. PT), Pittsburgh Penguins (Jan. 11, 7 p.m. PT), Boston Bruins (Feb. 15, 7 p.m. PT), and the Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals (Feb. 17, 6 p.m. PT). The Ducks will also host a New Year's Eve game at Honda Center against the Tampa Bay Lightning (Dec. 31, 7 p.m. PT).
Anaheim will play six preseason games in September, including three games at Honda Center and three on the road. The team's preseason schedule features three home-and-home series with San Jose (Sept. 18 at SJ, Sept. 20 at Honda Center), Arizona (Sept. 22 at ARI, Sept. 24 at Honda Center) and Los Angeles (Sept. 26 at Honda Center, Sept. 29 at LA).
Individual regular season and preseason tickets for all Ducks games at Honda Center will go on sale later this summer.
This past spring, the Ducks introduced a new season ticket member designation: The Orange Alliance. Created to bring more value to season tickets, fans can join the Orange Alliance for as little as $495 for the 2018-19 season, which includes tickets to every Anaheim Ducks home game. Orange Alliance Season Ticket Memberships offer many exciting and exclusive benefits such as guaranteed giveaways, zero percent interest payment plans, access to special events, playoff priority and much more. Fans can become part of the Orange Alliance and place deposits on Mini Plan ticket packages by calling 1-877-WILD-WING or visiting www.AnaheimDucks.com/JoinTheAlliance.
Anaheim's local radio and television schedules will be released at a later date.
Ducks 2018-19 season schedule (PDF)