On Tuesday afternoon, the American Hockey League released Hartford’s 21st schedule. The journey begins at home on Friday, October 6th against a former foe, the Charlotte Checkers. Charlotte returns to Hartford for the first time since the 2010-11 season. In addition, Hartford will face the newly established franchises of Rockets de Laval, Binghamton Devils, and the Belleville Senators. The season features a balanced schedule between the home and away slate. From October 6th to December 31st, Hartford will play 17 games both on the road and in Hartford. In 2018, Hartford plays 21 home and away contests. However, there will be one challenge for the upcoming season. Hartford plays three games in three nights multiple times and that will be tough. Overall, Hartford has the upper hand from a scheduling perspective. Compared to other teams, the club has balance in each month. Travel is logical and when they do go far, it is for multiple games with rest periods. Let’s dissect the schedule!
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On Thursday, the NHL released the full schedule for the 2017-18 season. The New York Rangers will open their season at home on Thursday, October 5th against the Colorado Avalanche. Some other highlights are 28 games against the Metropolitan Division, playing each divisional opponent four times. Their bye week runs from January 8-13.
The final weeks of the season are going to be tough on the New York Rangers. I wanted to take a look at the schedule the Rangers have to play the next 3 weeks. As well as what they’ve done in recent months. Read more