The NHL is hoping to boost its home-town fanbase in 2017-18, with several NHL teams already set to open their season at home for the first time since 1998-99.
The Los Angeles Kings, the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Anaheim Ducks, and the Detroit Red Wings are all set to take the field at Honda Center for their first home games of the season.
The Anaheim Ducks and the Washington Capitals are set to begin their home-and-home series against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday, March 6.
The New York Islanders and the Buffalo Sabres will begin their 2017-19 home-opening slate against each other on March 8.
The NHL will begin the new season on Wednesday April 15, when the Los Angeles Bruins open their home schedule with a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers at home.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will begin with a 1-0 victory over St. Louis Blues on Thursday, April 16.
The Ottawa Senators will begin play at home against the Buffalo Flyers on Friday, April 17.
The Chicago Blackhawks will host the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, April 18.
The San Jose Sharks and Winnipeg Jets will begin games at their new home, SAP Center on April 20.
The Minnesota Wild will open their regular season at SAP Center with a 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on April 23.
The Detroit Red Wing will begin home games at SAP Centre on April 26.
The Dallas Stars will host Minnesota Wild and Edmonton Oilers in a home-opener on April 30.
The Anaheim Ducks will begin a new season in the Pacific Division against the Vancouver Canucks on May 2.
The Arizona Coyotes will play their first NHL game in Anaheim on May 5.
The Montreal Canadiens will open the regular season in Toronto on May 11.
The Nashville Predators will host Arizona Coyotes and Winnipeg Blue Jackets in the first round of the NHL playoffs on May 17.
The Winnipeg Jets and Los Angeles Stars will begin an eight-game homestand on May 25 against the Colorado Avalanche.
The Detroit Red Stars will play the Chicago Blackhawks in a game at American Airlines Center on June 5.
The Philadelphia Flyers will play at SAP Arena on June 12, as the Dallas Stars visit the Pittsburgh Steelers in a regular-season game.
The Montreal Canadiens and Colorado Avalanche will begin two-game home- and road-series against each another in a span of three days on June 15 and June 16.
The New York Rangers will open a four-game road trip against the Detroit Tigers on June 18.
The Florida Panthers will begin game six of their home series against Washington Capitals on June 19.
The Columbus Blue Jackets will play host to the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in a 7:30 p.m.
ET game on June 20.
The Washington Capitals will open games against the Minnesota Marlies in a preseason game on the same day.
The Toronto Maple Leafs will host Montreal Canadiens in a series against Buffalo Sabres in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on June 21.
The Washington Capitals open the season on June 25 against Chicago Blackhawks at the Capital Centre in Washington, D.C. The Toronto Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Group will be hosting a game in New York for the second time in three years.
The Tampa Bay Lighting will host Boston Bruins on June 27 at Yankee Stadium.
The Florida Panthers begin their second straight road trip on June 29 against the New York Yankees at the Amalie Arena in Miami, Florida.
The Colorado Avalanche begin their new season at the Rogers Arena in Toronto, Ontario, on July 2.
The Ottawa Senators begin their first-ever road trip from Canada to Montreal, Quebec, on Monday, July 5.