NEW YORK/TORONTO -- The National Hockey League (NHL®) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA), in conjunction with Live Nation, today announced dates, local start times, locations and ticketing information for the 2018 NHL Global Series™ and the 2018 NHL Global Series Challenge. In January, the NHL announced that the Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers, New Jersey Devils and Winnipeg Jets will play regular-season games in Europe as part of the 2018 NHL Global Series™.
The Oilers and Devils will play their 2018-19 season opening game against each other in Gothenburg, Sweden on Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Scandinavium at 7 p.m. CET. The Panthers and Jets will face off in a pair of regular-season games at Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland on Thursday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 2, with both games scheduled for 8 p.m. EET. In addition, the Devils and Oilers will complete their training camps in Switzerland and Germany, respectively, and each will play an exhibition match as part of the 2018 NHL Global Series Challenge™. Tickets to the 2018 NHL Global Series™ and 2018 NHL Global Series Challenge™ will go on sale to the public beginning next week.