Red Wings announce 2014-15 schedule
20 home games on Friday, Saturday or Sunday; 19 games against Original Six foes
DETROIT – The Red Wings today announced their 2014-15 schedule for the team’s 89th season in the National Hockey League. The schedule features a fan-friendly home slate of 20 weekend games (six Fridays, seven Saturdays, seven Sundays) at Joe Louis Arena.
The regular season begins with an exciting October lineup that starts on Opening Night with a matchup against the Boston Bruins, last season’s Presidents’ Trophy winners, on Thursday, Oct. 9 at Joe Louis Arena. The Red Wings begin their second campaign in the Eastern Conference with three-straight contests at Joe Louis Arena and five of their first six games against Original Six foes. Detroit will host all Original Six opponents at least once at Joe Louis Arena and will play a total of 19 games against the Original Six, including five games each against Atlantic Division rivals Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins.
Highlights throughout the remainder of the season include a Halloween tilt against the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings on Oct. 31 at Joe Louis Arena, the lone contest at The Joe against Original Six rival Chicago Blackhawks on Nov. 14, the Wings’ traditional Thanksgiving Eve game (Nov. 26 vs. Philadelphia) and New Year’s Eve game (Dec. 31 vs. New Jersey), and contests on Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14 vs. Winnipeg) and Easter (April 5 vs. Washington).
The Red Wings schedule also includes a lengthy homestand throughout the month of December. Dating to Nov. 30, the Red Wings will play 10 of 12 games at Joe Louis Arena leading up to the Holiday Break. Detroit also will finish the 2014-15 campaign with a home-friendly slate, as eight of the team’s last 12 games will be played at The Joe.
Single game tickets for the 2014-15 regular season go on sale Friday, Aug. 22 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at the Joe Louis Arena Box Office (313-471-7575), all Ticketmaster outlets (800-745-3000) or online at DetroitRedWings.com.
Fans can still lock in great low prices for the 2014-15 season by becoming a Red Wings season-ticket holder. Fans who purchase 2014-15 season tickets receive great benefits such as convenient payment plans, savings off box office prices, priority to purchase 2015 playoffs tickets, access to ticket presales, invitations to exclusive season-ticket holder events and much more. Information on Red Wings Ticket Plans can be obtained by calling the Ticket Sales & Service Office at 313-471-7575.