NHL.com/NHL-50-NHL Previews – January 7, 2018The NHL has announced that the 2018-19 regular season will begin on January 7.
This means the start of the season will be on February 4, 2019.
Here are the key dates for the NHL playoffs:Wednesday, February 1: The Chicago Blackhawks face the Los Angeles Kings in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Thursday, February 2: The Minnesota Wild host the Los Gatos Kings in a game at Xcel Energy Center.
Friday, February 3: The Edmonton Oilers host the Calgary Flames in a 3-2 overtime loss in Game 6 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.
Saturday, February 4: The Detroit Red Wings host the San Jose Sharks in a 4-3 overtime loss.
Sunday, February 5: The Anaheim Ducks host the Florida Panthers in a 6-4 overtime loss at Honda Center.
The full schedule of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs can be found at www.nhl.com.