Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Maple Leafs start and end season the same way
The NHL Schedule has been released and the Maple Leafs open and end the season the same way by starting and finishing with the Montreal Canadiens. The Leafs will open the season on October 1/09 at home against the Habs before ending the season in Montreal on April 10/10, with the Olympics taking place in Vancouver in February 2010 the NHL will open the season a little earlier then usual and then shut down from February 15/10 and resuming play on March 1/10. There will be no All-Star game played this season. The Leafs will host the Stanley Cup Champion, Pittsburgh Penguins on October 10/09 and will continue this season with a home and away series against the Western Conference Canadian squads. The Leafs will also not play three times on Saturday this season those days being November 28/09, January 16/10 and February 13/09, while Hockey Day in Canada will take place on January 30/10. The Maple Leafs have yet to release their TV schedule.