Newark, NJ – The 2023-24 schedule is going to be released later today. However, New Jersey Hockey Now has learned about some important dates to remember heading into next season. This afternoon, the New Jersey Devils’ schedule will be revealed.
The Devils season and home opener will be on October 12th vs. the Detroit Red Wings. It will be a three-game homestand as New Jersey will also host the Arizona Coyotes the following night on October 13th. A few days later, the Devils will take on the runner-up Florida Panthers on Oct. 16th.
New Jersey Hockey Now also learned of some in-division rival games throughout the 2023-24 season.
New Jersey will take on the rival New York Rangers four times next season. Their first two meetings will be at Prudential Center on November 18th and February 22nd. The Devils will visit Madison Square Garden on March 11th and April 3rd.
The Devils are set to take on the New York Islanders in four separate bouts. Two at home, and two visiting UBS Arena. The Devils will head to Long Island to play the Islanders on Oct. 20th, then not again until the second half of the season on March 24th. At home, the Devils will host the Islanders on November 28th and April 15th.
New Jersey certainly has a favorable schedule in terms of road trips. No road trip this season is more than four games. The longest stretch of road games will be across seven days from March 11th through March 17th when they take on the Rangers, Dallas Stars, Arizona Coyotes, and Vegas Golden Knights. Including the March road trip, New Jersey will have four separate four-game road trips.