NHL Global Series Schedule 2023
The schedule includes two preseason games in Australia. The 4 regular season games will then be played from November 16 - 19 in Sweden.
The 2023 preseason games held in Australia as a part of the Global Series marked the first time the NHL has gone to the Southern Hemisphere.
The Coyotes emerged victorious against the Kings with a final tally of 5-3 at the game played on the Rod Laver Arena on September 23. They are scheduled to play one more preseason game on September 24.
The NHL regular season will begin on October 10 with the tripleheader. The Nashville Predators will play against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Chicago Blackhawks against the Pittsburgh Penguins, and the Seattle Krakens against the Vegas Golden Knights.
The first regular season game of the NHL played outside of North America was in Japan. In the 1997 games held in Tokyo, the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and Vancouver Canucks played a couple of games, winning apiece.
The first time the NHL regular season games were played in Europe was in 2007 when the Anaheim Ducks and the LA Kings won a game each.
The complete schedule of the 2023 NHL Global Series is given below.
|Date | Time (Eastern time)||Game|
|Nov 16 | 2:00 PM||Detroit Red Wings Vs Ottawa Senators|
|Nov 17 | 2:00 PM||Toronto Maple Leafs Vs Detroit Red Wings|
|Nov 18 | 11:00 AM||Minnesota Wild Vs Ottawa Senators|
|Nov 19 | 8:00 AM||Toronto Maple Leafs Vs Minnesota Wild|
NHL Global Series History
NHL announced its Global Series event in 2017. Ottawa Senators and Colorado Avalanche played at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden.
The last time the National Hockey League held regular season games outside of North America was in 2011. It was named the Premiere Series.
Following the success of the 2017 event, the NHL held the Global Series three more times in Venues across Europe in 2018, 2019, and 2022.
The 2018 Global Series had one game played in Gothenburg, Sweden, and two games played in Helsinki, Finland. On 6th October 2018, the Edmonton Oilers and New Jersey Devils played against each other with the New Jersey Devils as the winners.
The Florida Panthers and the Winnipeg Jets played a couple of games against each other on November 1st and 2nd with one win each.
In the 2019 Global Series, the Flyers emerged victorious against the Chicago Blackhawks in the game held on Oct 4 in Prague, Czech Republic.
The Tampa Bay Lightning played the Buffalo Sabres on November 8 and 9 in Stockholm. Tampa Bay clinched dazzling victories in both games.
The 2022 NHL Global Series which was announced after 2 years was the first time that the Series did not play at least one game in Sweden.
The Predators won both of the games they played on October 7 & 8 against the San Jose Sharks at the O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic.
On November 4 & 5 the Colombus Blue Jackets and the Colorado Avalanche played 2 regular season games with the Avs winning them both.