NHL Face-Off - the League’s annual launch event in North America - welcomes the beginning of the 2010-11 NHL season in North America on Oct. 7 with the Toronto Maple Leafs hosting arch-rival Montreal Canadiens live on CBC.
This will be the second straight season that the Leafs and Canadiens will meet in the first game of the year. Last season, the Canadiens defeated the Leafs 4-3 in overtime.
The Leafs will also be the opponent for the New York Rangers in their home opener on October 15th.
Check back for the rest of the schedule on Tuesday, June 22 at Noon for the entire 2010-11 schedule.
The Leafs preseason schedule will be released at a later date.