Calgary, AB - The Calgary Flames announced today their 2019-20 regular season schedule. Calgary opens the '19-'20 campaign on the road in Colorado at the Pepsi Center on Thursday, October 3rd before returning to Calgary to face the Vancouver Canucks for the Flames home opener at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday, October 5th.
The Flames will play each divisional opponent four times, with the exception of Edmonton who they will face in five games, three in Calgary and two in Edmonton. Calgary will play each Central Division opponent three times and will play all Eastern Conference opponents twice (once home and once away).
The Flames host the Chicago Blackhawks on New Year's Eve on Tuesday, December 31st. The Christmas schedule also includes home games against Toronto (December 12th), Carolina (December 14th), Pittsburgh (December 17th), Montreal (December 19th), and Vancouver (December 29th).
Calgary's longest home stand this season is five games starting March 4th through March 14th as the Flames host Columbus, Arizona, Vegas, the New York Islanders and Winnipeg.
Calgary's longest road trip of the season is a pair of five game trips starting from October 26th to November 3rd and February 23rd to March 1st. The Flames will play Winnipeg, Carolina, Nashville, Columbus, and Washington during the first five-game road trip and Detroit, Boston, Nashville, Tampa Bay, and Florida during the second five-game road trip.
The Eastern Conference Canadian teams will play at the Scotiabank Saddledome once each with Ottawa coming to the Saddledome on November 30th, Toronto on December 12th and Montreal coming a week later on December 19th.
The Flames will travel to face the three Canadian teams in the Eastern Conference in Montreal on January 13th, Toronto on January 16th and in Ottawa on January 18th.
Calgary will be the victors against their Western Conference rival, the Winnipeg Jets just once this season on October 26th which will be played in Regina, Saskatchewan for the Outdoor Heritage Classic. The Flames will host Winnipeg twice at the Scotiabank Saddledome on March 14th and March 31st. The Flames have five meetings with Edmonton (on the road on December 27th and January 29th and at home on January 11th, February 1st, and in the last game of the regular season on April 4th) and four meetings with Vancouver (at home on October 5th and December 29th and on the road on February 8th and March 27th).
The day-by-day breakdown is as follows: Monday (8), Tuesday (15), Wednesday (6), Thursday (19), Friday (4), Saturday (20) and Sunday (10). Other schedule notables include hosting the defending Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues on November 9th and visiting the Blues on November 21st. Calgary will play in back-to-back scenarios nine times this season.
The Flames will also host three afternoon games this season starting with Ottawa on November 30th at 2:00pm MT, Carolina on December 14th at 2:00pm MT, and Vegas on March 8th at 5:00pm MT.
The Calgary Flames five-day break will take place from January 20th - 25th with an additional break for the NHL All-Star Weekend hosted by St. Louis from January 24th - 26th.
All Flames home and away games will be carried live on radio, Sportsnet 960 The FAN. The complete Rogers Sportsnet television schedule will be released in August.
For more information on purchasing 2019-20 season tickets, please join the Hot House Official Ticket Wait List or call the Calgary Flames Customer Service team at (403) 777-4646 (option 1).