The National Hockey League will release the 2009-10 season schedule on Wednesday, July 15.
NashvillePredators.com has learned the team's home opener will take place on Thursday, October 8 against the Colorado Avalanche. Further, Atlanta, Florida, and New Jersey will be the three Eastern Conference teams Nashville will face twice this season. The Predators will face the other 12 Eastern Conference teams just once a piece during '09-10. As with last season, Nashville will face its four Central Division rivials six times each (three home games, three road games) and the other 10 Western Conference teams four times each (two home games, two road games).
The Predators will open 2009 Training Camp on Saturday, September 12, with preseason games starting September 17. The team will play a pair of Rookie Games at the Atlanta Thrashers on September 14 and 15.