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  • Puck Drops on Thursday, Oct. 12 at New Jersey; Home Opener on Saturday, Oct. 14 vs. Tampa Bay 
  • Fans Can Sign Up for Single-Game Ticket Presale Today 

The Detroit Red Wings today released their schedule for the 2023-24 season and the team’s 98th overall in the National Hockey League. The Red Wings open the season on the road on Thursday, Oct. 12 at the New Jersey Devils before hosting the team’s Home Opener on Saturday, Oct. 14 against the Tampa Bay Lightning. 

Little Caesars Arena will host 18 weekend home games (three Fridays, 10 Saturdays and five Sundays), spanning through the regular-season finale on Tuesday, April 16 on the road at the Montreal Canadiens.

Ticket on-sale information for the preseason and regular season – in addition to Theme Nights and promotional giveaways – will be announced in the coming weeks. Fans can sign up for the Single-Game Ticket Presale List today for the opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public by visiting DetroitRedWings.com/Presale

The presale is the best way for the fans of Hockeytown to secure tickets to the most marquee matchups throughout the season, including Opening Night against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the annual Thanksgiving Eve, and New Year’s Eve games, Original Six matchups against the Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, New York Rangers and much more. 

This season’s 82-game slate 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). 

Following the season opener in New Jersey on Thursday, Oct. 12, the Red Wings will play five of their next seven games at Little Caesars Arena – a stretch that includes nine of 15 games at home to start the season. 

After a home tilt against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, Nov. 11, the Red Wings travel to Sweden to participate in the 2023 NHL Global Series – Sweden, featuring a pair of games against the Ottawa Senators (Thursday, Nov. 16) and Toronto Maple Leafs (Friday, Nov. 17) at Avicii Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The Red Wings return to action in North America to host the team’s annual Thanksgiving Eve (Wednesday, Nov. 22) game at Little Caesars Arena against the New Jersey Devils.

December is the busiest month of the season for the Red Wings, as the club will play a total of 15 games (seven home, eight road). Detroit will also navigate a pair of back-to-backs during the month, two of 10 such occurrences on the season. The Red Wings will close the calendar year by hosting their annual New Year’s Eve game at Little Caesars Arena against the Boston Bruins at 5:00 p.m. 

January kicks off with a three-game road trip to California before the Red Wings return home to play seven of 10 games at Little Caesars Arena to wrap up the month, including a five-game homestand from Jan. 21-31 featuring the lone visit of the year from the Stanley Cup Champion Vegas Golden Knights (Saturday, Jan. 27). 

Detroit opens February with a nine-day break to accommodate the NHL All-Star Game. The club returns to action at Little Caesars Arena on Saturday, Feb. 10 against the Vancouver Canucks before departing for a four-game road trip through Western Canada that concludes with a President’s Day matinee in Seattle against the Kraken (Monday, Feb 19 at 3:30 p.m.). Detroit will then play four of its next five games at Little Caesars Arena to finish the month.

March features the most road games of the season, with the Red Wings playing nine of 14 contests away from Little Caesars Arena. The home slate for the month includes two Saturday contests (March 2 vs. Florida; March 16 vs. Buffalo) – the latter coming on the front side of a back-to-back which has Detroit traveling to Pittsburgh for a St. Patrick’s Day matchup on Sunday, March 17. 

The Red Wings conclude their longest road trip of the season on Monday, April 1 at Tampa Bay – a five-game trip dating back to Saturday, March 23 at Nashville. Detroit will then play three straight games at home before wrapping up the regular season schedule with three games in four nights against Original Six foes, including a home-and-home against the Montreal Canadiens to finish the 2023-24 campaign (Monday, April 15 at Little Caesars Arena and Tuesday, April 16 at Bell Centre).


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* 2023 NHL Global Series – Sweden