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Stars Will Open 2018-2019 Home Schedule Vs Coyotes October 4th

Full schedule release comes tomorrow!

NHL: Dallas Stars at Los Angeles Kings Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Last year, the Dallas Stars opened their home schedule in the Vegas Golden Knight’s first ever NHL regular season game.

This year, they will open their 41 regular season home game schedule against the Arizona Coyotes. The matchup will be on Thursday, October 4th at 7:30 PM at the American Airlines Center. The team announced the opener on Twitter with a NHL 2018-style video game video:

The rest of the league announced their home openers as well. The Washington Capitals will raise their Stanley Cup championship banner at home when they take on the opening night of the season Wednesday, October 3rd versus the Boston Bruins. They’ll then take on the Pittsburgh Penguins the very next night for their home opener.

Here’s the full slate of home openers. The Edmonton Oilers and New Jersey Devils technically open the season in Sweden, which explains some of these later opening dates.

October 3rd:
San Jose Sharks vs Anaheim Ducks
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montreal Canadiens
Vancouver Canucks vs Calgary Flames
Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins

October 4th:
Buffalo Sabres vs Boston Bruins
Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Islanders
Colorado Avalanche vs Minnesota Wild
Dallas Stars vs Arizona Coyotes
Detroit Red Wings vs Columbus Blue Jackets
Ottawa Senators vs Chicago Blackhawks
New York Rangers vs Nashville Predators
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals
St Louis Blues vs Winnipeg Jets
Vegas Golden Knights vs Philadelphia Flyers

October 5th:
Columbus Blue Jackets vs Carolina Hurricanes
Los Angeles Kings vs San Jose Sharks

October 6th:
Arizona Coyotes vs Anaheim Ducks
Calgary Flames vs Vancouver Canucks
Minnesota Wild vs Vegas Golden Knights
New York Islanders vs Nashville Predators
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers

October 7th:
Chicago Blackhawks vs Toronto Maple Leafs

October 8th:
Anaheim Ducks vs Detroit Red Wings
Boston Bruins vs Ottawa Senators

October 9th:
Nashville Predators vs Calgary Flames
Philadelphia Flyers vs San Jose Sharks
Winnipeg Jets vs Los Angeles Kings

October 11th:
Florida Panthers vs Columbus Blue Jackets
Montreal Canadiens vs Los Angeles Kings
New Jersey Devils vs Washington Capitals

October 18th:
Edmonton Oilers vs Boston Bruins

The full Stars regular season schedule will be released tomorrow, and we’ll have a full breakdown of how it’s looking for the boys in Victory Green. Though, based on these openers, it does appear that Dallas won’t be opening on a back-to-back to start as has been popular in seasons past, so that’s something at least.