The Boston Bruins will open at Dallas on Thursday, Oct. 3, the NHL announced on Friday.
Boston’s home opener will be Saturday, Oct. 12, against the New Jersey Devils.
The Bruins’ conqueror in the Stanley Cup Final, the St. Louis Blues will host the 2018 champion Washington Capitals on Wednesday, Oct. 2. It is one of four games on the opening night of the season.
The other games include the Toronto Maple Leafs hosting the Ottawa Senators, the Vancouver Canucks visiting the Edmonton Oilers and the Vegas Golden Knights hosting the San Jose Sharks.
The full NHL schedule will be released next Tuesday.