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Canes Announce 2021-22 Regular-Season Schedule

Carolina returns to the Metropolitan Division

by Canes PR @Canes / News Release

RALEIGH, NC - The National Hockey League today released the 2021-22 regular-season schedules for its 32 member clubs. The Carolina Hurricanes will open the season against the New York Islanders on Thursday, Oct. 14 at PNC Arena. 


Features of the Hurricanes' 2021-22 regular-season schedule:

OPENING AT HOME: The Hurricanes will begin the season at home for the fourth time in the last five seasons. Carolina opened the 2019-20 regular season with a 4-3 shootout win against the Montreal Canadiens.

LET'S GET KRAKEN: Carolina will face the NHL's newest team, the Seattle Kraken, twice during the 2021-22 regular season. The Hurricanes will make their first-ever trip to Seattle on Nov. 24, while the Kraken make their inaugural visit to PNC Arena on March 6.

BACK-TO-BACK: The Hurricanes will play 14 sets of back-to-back games in 2021-22. 

MAKING A STAND: Carolina's home schedule features four four-game homestands, including Oct. 25-31, Jan. 29-Feb. 27, March 4-12 and March 18-24.

THE CHAMPS ARE HERE: The Hurricanes will square off against the two-time defending Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning three times this season. Carolina will visit Amalie Arena on Nov. 9 and March 29, while the Hurricanes will host the Lightning on March 22.

ON THE ROAD AGAIN: The Hurricanes road schedule features six road trips of three games or longer, including a season-long six-game road trip from Nov. 16-26.

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