NHL 2010 Season Schedule Released: Carolina Hurricanes Glance-Over

June 22nd, 2010 by Mark Jones Leave a reply »

Well over three months before the first puck drops to start the 2010-2011 NHL Season, the National Hockey League has already released the schedule.

The original statistics are just the same as before: the season begins near the beginning of October, and will end mid-April. Each of the 30 teams plays 82 games: six against each other team in their division, four against each other team in the conference but not in their division, two games against three other teams from the other conference, and one game against 12 other teams from the other conference.

The upcoming year will, however, expand on several interesting events that have grown popular over the last few seasons.

The NHL Premiere, where teams play back-to-back games in a European city to begin the season, has expanded to six teams for the 2010 edition.

Minnesota and Carolina will open the year at noon (Eastern Time) in Helsinki, Finland on October 7, then play again on the 8th. San Jose and Columbus will play on the 8th and 9t ...

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