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Calgary Flames Unveil 2016-17 Regular Season Schedule

Only 113 days until the regular season...

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The Flames announced their 2016-17 schedule today with their season beginning on October 12 in Edmonton when they open up Rogers Place, and hopefully continue their dominance of the Oilers in Edmonton.

A full schedule can be found here.

Schedule Notes:

  • The Home Opener will be on October 14th vs Edmonton
  • The Flames have a good chance to get out of the gate early with the first five games against EDM x2, VAN, BUF, CAR
  • After those 5 games, only 1 of the next 12 are against non-playoff teams
  • The Flames have a 6 game road trip at the end of November (DET, BUF, CBJ, BOS, PHI, NYI)
  • Flames host Coyotes on New Year's Eve
  • The Stanley Cup Champion Penguins come to Calgary on March 13
  • The Flames longest homestand is 4 games which happens three times in March
  • The season ends with 6 games against the California teams in the Pacific Division
  • Flames face every divisional opponent 5 times except Edmonton who is only 4

Games vs Canadian Teams:

  • Vancouver: A (Oct.15), H (Dec 23), A (Jan 6), H (Jan 7), A (Feb 18)
  • Edmonton: A (Oct 12), H (Oct 14), A (Jan 14), H (Jan 21),
  • Winnipeg: H (Dec 10), A (Jan 9), A (Mar 11)
  • Toronto: H (Nov 30), A (Jan 23)
  • Ottawa: H (Oct 28), A (Jan 26)
  • Montreal: A (Jan 24), H (Mar 9)
  • A= Away H= Home

I don't know about everyone else, but I can't wait for Flames hockey to get back underway and now we can officially start counting the days until the regular season begins. Only 113 to go!