NHL Schedule; Printable and TV Lineups

NHL Schedule

The NHL schedule for the 2024-25 regular season will be the 107th for the league. The schedules for all of the 32 teams and postseason are updated for you. The biggest change for the upcoming season is the Arizona Coyotes franchise being deactivated and transferred to a new team in Utah. The Utah team starts the upcoming season with a name pending (it’s up for a vote), so the jerseys will have Utah on the front for players and for fans. The first game of the regular season takes place on October 4th, 2024, between the Buffalo Sabres and New Jersey Devils. The game takes place in Prague, Czech Republic as part of the 2024 NHL Global Series. 

2024-25 NHL Regular Season

Once the 2024-25 NHL regular season kicks off, games continue until April 2025. The second batch of International games planned for this season takes place on November 1st-2nd, 2024. These games see the Dallas Stars and Florida Panthers play at the Nokia Arena in Tampere, Finland. Similar to past seasons, all teams play 82 regular season games before it’s time for the 2025 Stanley Cup Playoffs

When is the 2024-25 NHL Schedule Release? 

So, the 2024-25 NHL schedule release date has not been confirmed by the league yet. The schedule normally comes out after the Stanley Cup Finals in the last week of June or the first week of July. The first game of the 2024-25 NHL regular season is confirmed to be on October 4th, 2024. If the 2024 Stanley Cup Finals go a full seven games The final game of the 2024 Stanley Cup Finals takes place on June 24th, 2024. We are starting to see a number of teams release their 2024-25 NHL preseason schedules. We have posted a rollup of those for you to check out and plan to here.  

So, this lines up for us to see the schedules as early as June 25-26th to sometime in August. It really depends on if the league wants the schedules out before or after the draft. The early entry draft is scheduled for June 28-29, 2024. The NFL took the stance of releasing the schedules after the draft year, so we’ll see what the NHL does. Once they are out, we’ll have all of the team schedules for you in text, image, and printable PDF formats.

An update for you. The 2024-25 NHL schedule release took place on July 2nd, 2024. While we work on printable NHL schedules in PDF format for you, the complete schedule is posted by the NHL here.

2024-25 NHL Schedule

Western Conference
Pacific DivisionCentral Division
Anaheim DucksChicago Blackhawks
Calgary FlamesColorado Avalanche
Edmonton OilersDallas Stars
Los Angeles KingsMinnesota Wild
San Jose SharksMontreal Canadiens
Seattle KrakenNashville Predators
UtahNew York Rangers
Vancouver CanucksOttawa Senators
Vegas Golden KnightsSaint Louis Blues
Winnipeg Jets
Eastern Conference
Atlantic DivisionMetropolitan Division
Boston BruinsCarolina Hurricanes
Buffalo SabresColumbus Blue Jackets
Detroit Red WingsNew Jersey Devils
Florida PanthersNew York Islanders
Tampa Bay LightningPhiladelphia Flyers
Toronto Maple LeafsPittsburgh Penguins
Washington Capitals
2024-25 NHL Schedule – By Team
Additional NHL Schedule and Other Information
2024-25 NHL Opening Day Schedule
2024 NHL Draft Schedule and 1st Round Draft Order
2024-25 NHL Preseason Schedule (All Teams)
2025 NHL Playoff Schedule
Printable 2025 Stanley Cup Playoff Bracket
List of All of the Stanley Cup Winners
List of All of the Hart Memorial Trophy Award Winners
When was the Last Time a Canadian Team Won the Stanley Cup?
2024 NHL Playoff Schedule (Ongoing)
2024 NHL Printable Bracket (Start of Playoffs)
2024 NHL Schedule and Other Information

When Does the 2024-25 NHL Winter Classic Take Place? 

The 2024-25 NHL Winter Classic is on December 31st, 2024. The game sees the Chicago Blackhawks host the St. Louis Blues at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL. This is a rematch of the 2017 Winter Classic. 

Who Plays in the 2024-25 NHL Stadium Series? 

So, as the NHL announced in February, 2024, we go back to one stadium series game for the 2024-25 NHL regular season. For this go, we get to see the Columbus Blue Jackets host the Detroit Red Wings at Ohio Stadium at THE Ohio State University on March 1st, 2025. 

What is the 4 Nation Faceoff and When is It? 

For 2024-25, the NHL has replaced the All Star game with a new 4 Nations Face-Off Tournament. This is a preview and prep for the NHL returning to playing in the Olympics in the 2026 games. There will be four teams that have NHL players from Canada, Finland, Sweden, and the United States in the games. There will be seven games played between February 12th-20th, 2025. All of the games are set to take place at either Bell Centre in Montreal or Boston’s TD Garden. 

When is the NHL Early Entry Draft for 2024? 

The 2024 NHL Early Entry Draft took place on June 28-29th, 2024. The draft was held at the Sphere in Las Vegas, NV. The San Jose Sharks have the first pick this year. The 2024 NHL Draft TV schedule was shown on ESPN, SN, TVA SN, and the NHL Network this year for fans to watch the action. 

Where Will the Utah Hockey Club Play Games in 2024-25?

The Utah Hockey Club is set to play home games at the Delta Center in 2024-25 (Utah Jazz home arena). There are a lot of renovations that have to be done to make the arena suitable to be their permanent home. Similar to when the Kraken entered the league with Climate Pledge Arena.

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Will Lewis

Have been covering sports of all types for more than 18 years. March Madness is my favorite time of year before we hit the NBA and NHL playoffs. Will is a lifelong Kentucky Wildcats fan and rooted for the Bengals way back when Joe Montana dashed our hopes and dreams. Now a Padres fan as well. He covers all sports here at Sports Brackets.

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