This will also be the last Blue Jackets appearance at the Pepsi Center for two seasons, as they will meet Colorado in Helsinki, Finland, next year for the 2020 NHL Global Series.
"There's a simple reason we believe that every single game that we play in Europe sells out in a matter of hours", National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman said.
This will be Colorado's 2nd vacation to the NHL Worldwide Collection. The club split a pair of games with the San Jose Sharks, falling 3-2 on October 8, 2010 and winning 3-2 in overtime the following night.More news: Kourtney Kardashian confirms she's stepping away from 'KUWTK'
David Krejci (Boston Bruins): "Opening the season in Prague and Northern Ireland back in 2010 was a very special experience to share with my family, friends and teammates". "I remember driving to O2 Arena as a kid to go see the Bruins play the Coyotes back in 2010 for the NHL Premiere games. He's equipped to lengthen plays and retain plays alive in the offensive zone with his puck safety", Bednar stated about the ahead who is becoming rewarded for his sturdy start out to the year. The Avalanche have allowed only 2.94 goals a game to be scored, but have killed off 83.3% of the opponents power plays this year. "I think it's great the League continues to grow the game and bring hockey to different countries all over the world".
Who are the players from Finland, Czech Republic and Switzerland? The passionate fans and atmosphere were something I'll never forget.More news: Nunes demands Schiff testify in private as part of House impeachment inquiry
Boston also opened its 2018-19 regular season outside the United States, as the team participated in the O.R.G.
To Neely's point, the Bruins began the 2010-11 season with a regular-season series against the Coyotes and went on to win the 2011 Stanley Cup, and the team started the 2018 preseason in China and advanced to the 2019 Stanley Cup Final this past June.
The Tampa Bay Lightning and Buffalo Sabres are completing this season's NHL Global Series with games on November 8 and 9 in Sweden.More news: Iraqi security: 4 protesters killed more than 100 wounded
The exact date of the game will be announced once next season's schedule is released, but it will be played at the O2 Arena.