SAINT PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Wild’s 2022-23 National Hockey League (NHL) regular season schedule, presented by Associated Bank, was released today. The Wild opens the season at home on Thursday, Oct. 13 against the New York Rangers – the 10th time in franchise history and first since the 2014-15 campaign Minnesota will start at Xcel Energy Center (not including the home start in 2010-11 vs. CAR in Finland). The Wild will play its first road game on Saturday, Oct. 22 at Boston. Broadcast information will be announced at a later date.
The 2022-23 schedule consists of 82 games – 41 home contests and 41 road contests. Minnesota’s home schedule features 19 weekend games (three on Friday, nine on Saturday and seven on Sunday). Minnesota will open the season with a four-game homestand – the second-longest homestand to open a single season in team history (franchise best is five games from Oct. 5-14, 2006). February holds the most home games in a month this season with nine, including a season-long seven-game homestand Feb. 9-21. March holds the most road games in a month this season with nine. The Wild will travel for a season-high five-game road trip Oct. 22-30.
The Wild will play 26 games against Central Division opponents, including three games each against Stanley Cup Champion Colorado (two home, one road) and Nashville (one home, two road). Minnesota will play four games (two home and two road each) against Arizona, Chicago, Dallas, St. Louis and Winnipeg.
Minnesota will also play three games against each team in the Pacific Division for a total of 24 games: Anaheim (one home, two road), Calgary (one home, two road), Edmonton (two home, one road), Los Angeles (two home, one road), San Jose (one home, two road), Seattle (two home, one road), Vancouver (one home, two road) and Vegas (two home, one road).
The Wild will play each team in the Eastern Conference twice (one home, one road) for a total of 32 contests. Popular Eastern Conference visits to Xcel Energy Center include Montreal (Nov. 1), Pittsburgh (Nov. 17), Toronto (Nov. 25), Tampa Bay (Jan. 4) and Washington (March 19). Minnesota will play 10 of its 12 contests in January against an Eastern Conference opponent. The 2023 NHL All-Star Game will take place on Saturday, Feb. 4 at FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, Fla.
The on-sale date and pricing for Minnesota Wild regular season tickets will be announced at a later date.
Fans can sync the Wild’s schedule to their smart phones and electronic calendars and sign up for game alerts by visiting wild.com/downloadschedule. Fans are also encouraged to download the NHL App and select Wild as their favorite team to view Minnesota’s schedule and access videos, articles, stats and other information about the club.
Full and partial season tickets for the Minnesota Wild’s 2022-23 season are currently available for purchase. Please visit tickets.wild.com or contact a Wild Ticket Sales Representative by calling or texting 651-222-WILD (9453) for more information.