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NEW YORK (August 9, 2011)—The return of NHL hockey to Winnipeg and seven overseas games against international opponents highlight the National Hockey League’s 2011-12 pre-season schedule from Sept. 19 to Oct. 4.
Winnipeg fans will have the first opportunity to cheer their team on Tuesday, Sept. 20 when the Jets make their pre-season debut with home-and-home, split-squad games against the Columbus Blue Jackets (7 p.m., ET in Columbus, 8:30 p.m., ET in Winnipeg).
Four clubs—the Anaheim Ducks, Buffalo Sabres, Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers—will play seven pre-season games in six different countries against international competition as they prepare to open the regular season with the 2011 Compuware NHL Premiere series, featuring games in Berlin, Stockholm and Helsinki on Oct. 7 and 8.