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Red Wings announce 2021-22 start times

Detroit opens season on Thursday, Oct. 14 vs. Tampa Bay at 7:30 p.m. at Little Caesars Arena

by Alex DiFilippo @DetroitRedWings /

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today announced start times for all games of the previously-announced 2021-22 regular-season schedule. The team's Home Opener, against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, Oct. 14 at Little Caesars Arena, will start at 7:30 p.m.

This season's 82-game slate, which includes a 20-day break spanning from Feb. 3-22 for the NHL All-Star Game and 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, features 26 games against Atlantic Division rivals, three games against the eight teams in the Eastern Conference's Metropolitan Division (24 games) and two games against all 16 Western Conference foes (32 games).

A complete list of game times can be found below. All times are in Eastern Time. Television broadcast information will be announced at a later date.

Tickets for all preseason and regular season home games at Little Caesars Arena will go on sale Friday, August 20 at 10:00 a.m. Fans can sign up for the Single-Game Ticket Presale List to have an opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public by visiting


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2021-22 DRW Schedule Start Times
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