CALGARY - The National Hockey League, the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and Bloomage International jointly announced today that the Calgary Flames and Boston Bruins will travel to China in September to participate in the 2018 O.R.G. NHL China Games.
On Saturday, September 15, the Calgary Flames will play host to the Boston Bruins in the first of two preseason games at Shenzhen Universiade Center in Shenzhen, and on Wednesday, September 19, the Bruins will host the Flames at Cadillac Arena in Beijing.
This announcement advances the NHL and the NHLPA's commitment to grow the game globally, while furthering the League and the Association's international strategy.
"I think this is going to be a great experience for our guys," said general manager Brad Treliving. "This is a great opportunity for us to experience a different culture while showcasing our league and our product."