Tampa Bay Lightning open season at New York Rangers in Eastern Conference Final rematch at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN+
Vegas Golden Knights visit Los Angeles Kings at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN+
The Point debuts ahead of opening night doubleheader at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and ESPN+
Opening week exclusive game action continues October 13 as Coach John Tortorella makes his Philadelphia Flyers coaching debut in home opener against Jack Hughes and the New Jersey Devils at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN+/Hulu
28 NHL Power Play games streaming exclusively on ESPN+ this week
The season begins in North America on Tuesday, October 11, with an opening night doubleheader Face-Off on ESPN and ESPN+ in a rematch of last year’s Eastern Conference Final with the Tampa Bay Lightning visiting the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden and the Los Angeles Kings hosting the Vegas Golden Knights at Crypto.com Arena.
The top Eastern Conference teams from last season meet again when newly-minted Rangers captain Jacob Trouba and Vezina Trophy winner Igor Shesterkin host the Lightning and fellow elite goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy for the season’s opening puckdrop at 7:30 p.m. ET. Following at 10 p.m. ET, the Golden Knights’ Jack Eichel – in his first season-opening game for the club – and new coach Bruce Cassidy take aim at the Kings and newly-acquired forward Kevin Fiala in a Pacific Division matchup.
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