On Tuesday, August 8th, the National Hockey League announced the composite preseason schedule. The road to the 2024 Stanley Cup begins on September 23rd; this 111-game mass amount of games will feature neutral-site venues in North America and Australia.
The NHL will feature a two-game series between the Arizona Coyotes and the Los Angeles Kings in Melbourne Australia. These games will be played a 2:00pm local time and 9:00pm Pacific Time on Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd.
Neutral Site Preseason Games
Abbotsford, B.C. on October 4th where Seattle faces Vancouver.
Cedar Park, Texas on September 24th where Arizona faces Dallas.
Hallifax, Nova Scotia on October 2nd where Ottawa faces Pittsburgh.
Independence, Missouri on September 30th where Dallas faces St. Louis.
Orlando, Florida on October 3rd where Florida faces Tampa Bay.
Palm Desert, California on October 1st where Anaheim faces Arizona.
Salt Lake City, Utah on October 5th where Los Angeles faces San Jose.
San Diego, California on September 29th where Anaheim faces Los Angeles.
Tucson, Arizona on October 7th where Anaheim faces Arizona
Wichita, Kansas on September 23rd where Arizona faces St. Louis.
Other Preseason Games
Each day has their own set of games, either a split squad or not. You can find the following schedule at https://media.nhl.com/public/news/17257 to see the breakdown of each game.
An eight-game slate will close the preseason on Saturday, October 7th and the 2023-24 regular season opens on Tuesday, October 10th.