Saturday the Dallas Stars released their season schedule for the 48 game regular season. Since this season will be cut short due to the NHL lockout, there will be no cross conference games this season. All NHL will face two of their division rivals four times, and the other two five times. The remaining thirty games will be faced against the rest of their conference three times each. The Stars are scheduled for seven sets of back to back games this season.
Below are some notable games for the Stars.
Saturday January 19th vs. Phoenix. The first game of the season and home opener
Sunday January 20th @ Minnesota. The first time the Stars face the new look Wild with Zach Parise and Ryan Suter.
Friday February 8th vs Anaheim. Division rival Anaheim makes their way to the American Airlines Center to take on the Stars.
Saturday February 23rd vs San Jose. Adam Burish makes his return to Dallas with his new team, division rival the San Jose Sharks.
Thursday March 7th @ Los Angeles. The Stars will travel to the Staples Center and take on the defending Stanley Cup Champions Los Angeles Kings.
Monday March 25th and Friday March 29th vs. Minnesota. Minnesota will travel to Dallas and play the Stars March 25th and four days later these two teams will face off again in Dallas, no games in between for the Stars.
Monday April 1st – Friday April 5th vs Anaheim. Certainly in what is the oddest part of the season, the Dallas Stars and Anaheim Ducks will face off for three straight games against each other. Monday April 1st the two teams face off in Dallas, then Wednesday April 3rd and Friday April 5th the teams will play each other again in Anaheim’s Honda Center.
Saturday April 27th vs Detroit. Detroit will come to Dallas in what will be the final game of the regular season and final home game for the Dallas Stars.