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Updated NHL Schedule

NEW YORK (Jan. 19, 2022) – The National Hockey League today announced a comprehensive update to the 2021-22 regular-season schedule, one that will enable all 32 teams to complete their respective 82-game slates by the regular season's original closing date of Friday, April 29.

The revised schedule includes:

New dates for 98 games that had been postponed over the two-month period from Nov. 18, 2021 through Jan. 18, 2022.


* Date changes to 23 other games to accommodate the new dates for postponed games.


95 games scheduled for the 16-day window from Feb. 7-22, designated previously as a pause to accommodate NHL Player participation in the Olympic Games. Games are scheduled on all 16 dates, highlighted by a 10-game slate on Thursday, Feb. 17.

"We are profoundly grateful to our fans for their support and understanding during a challenging time and to our Clubs, the NHL Players’ Association and the Players for their cooperation in a rescheduling of unprecedented logistical complexity,” said NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly.

Changes to broadcasting schedules of national rightsholders (ESPN, Turner Sports, Sportsnet and TVA Sports) and local Club rightsholders will be announced when available.

In addition, the NHL today announced the following start time changes:

* Game #901, Toronto at Columbus (March 7), will now begin at 7 p.m. ET

(originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET)


* Game #1195, Vegas at Edmonton (April 16), will now begin at 2 p.m. MT

(originally scheduled for 6 p.m. PT)


* Game #1217, Dallas at Vancouver (April 18), will now begin at 7:30 p.m. PT

(originally scheduled for 6 p.m. PT)


* Game #1288, Philadelphia at Winnipeg (April 27), will now begin at 6:30 p.m. CT

(originally scheduled for 7 p.m. CT)

The complete 2021-22 NHL regular-season schedule can be accessed at nhl.com/schedule

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