Red Wings Release 2020-21 Season Schedule

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DETROIT, December 23, 2020The Detroit Red Wings today released their 2020-21 regular-season schedule. The 2020-21 campaign marks the 95th season for the Red Wings in the National Hockey League, and the fourth at Little Caesars Arena. The Red Wings open the season at home on Thursday, Jan. 14 against the Carolina Hurricanes and end on the road on Saturday, May 8 against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

The team’s 56-game schedule is almost exclusively comprised of two-game sets against Central Division opponents, as part of the NHL’s temporary realignment for the 2020-21 season. The Red Wings will take on the Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Blackhawks, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Florida Panthers, Nashville Predators and Tampa Bay Lightning eight times each: four times at home and four times on the road.

A 310-day gap between games will end on Thursday, January 14, as the Red Wings host the Hurricanes at Little Caesars Arena – coincidentally, the same opponent they faced on March 10 prior to the pause that eventually ended the team’s 2019-20 regular-season slate. Detroit will start with four straight home games between January 14-19 before playing 10 of its next 12 games on the road, including a season-long six-game road swing from February 3-13 against Tampa Bay (February 3-5), Florida (February 7-9) and Nashville (February 11-13). The Red Wings will then return to Little Caesars Arena for 12 of their next 16 games, including a pair of season-long six-game homestands from February 15-25 and March 9-20.

Detroit will play back-to-back games on eight occasions in 2020-21. Twenty-five of the team’s games will take place on weekends, including four Fridays, 12 Saturdays and nine Sundays, in addition to four Monday games, 12 Tuesdays, two Wednesday and 13 Thursdays. The 56-game regular season will wrap up in Columbus on Saturday, May 8, marking the latest date the Red Wings have ever concluded the regular season.

DETROIT RED WINGS
2020-21 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE
DATE DAY SITE
January 14 Thursday CAROLINA Little Caesars Arena
16 Sat. CAROLINA Little Caesars Arena
18 Mon. COLUMBUS Little Caesars Arena
19 Tue. COLUMBUS Little Caesars Arena
22 Fri. at Chicago United Center
24 Sun. at Chicago United Center
26 Tue. at Dallas American Airlines Center
28 Thu. at Dallas American Airlines Center
30 Sat. FLORIDA Little Caesars Arena
31 Sun. FLORIDA Little Caesars Arena
February 3 Wed. at Tampa Bay Amalie Arena
5 Fri. at Tampa Bay Amalie Arena
7 Sun. at Florida BB&T Center
9 Tue. at Florida BB&T Center
11 Thu. at Nashville Bridgestone Arena
13 Sat. at Nashville Bridgestone Arena
15 Mon. CHICAGO Little Caesars Arena
17 Wed. CHICAGO Little Caesars Arena
19 Fri. FLORIDA Little Caesars Arena
21 Sun. FLORIDA Little Caesars Arena
23 Tue. NASHVILLE Little Caesars Arena
25 Thu. NASHVILLE Little Caesars Arena
27 Sat. at Chicago United Center
28 Sun. at Chicago United Center
March 2 Tue. at Columbus Nationwide Arena
4 Thu. at Carolina PNC Arena
9 Tue. TAMPA BAY Little Caesars Arena
11 Thu. TAMPA BAY Little Caesars Arena
14 Sun. CAROLINA Little Caesars Arena
16 Tue. CAROLINA Little Caesars Arena
18 Thu. DALLAS Little Caesars Arena
20 Sat. DALLAS Little Caesars Arena
23 Tue. at Nashville Bridgestone Arena
25 Thu. at Nashville Bridgestone Arena
27 Sat. COLUMBUS Little Caesars Arena
28 Sun. COLUMBUS Little Caesars Arena
30 Tue. at Florida BB&T Center
April 1 Thu. at Florida BB&T Center
3 Sat. at Tampa Bay Amalie Arena
4 Sun. at Tampa Bay Amalie Arena
6 Tue. NASHVILLE Little Caesars Arena
8 Thu. NASHVILLE Little Caesars Arena
10 Sat. at Carolina PNC Arena
12 Mon. at Carolina PNC Arena
15 Thu. CHICAGO Little Caesars Arena
17 Sat. CHICAGO Little Caesars Arena
19 Mon. at Dallas American Airlines Center
20 Tue. at Dallas American Airlines Center
22 Thu. DALLAS Little Caesars Arena
24 Sat. DALLAS Little Caesars Arena
27 Tue. at Columbus Nationwide Arena
29 Thu. at Carolina PNC Arena
May 1 Sat. TAMPA BAY Little Caesars Arena
2 Sun. TAMPA BAY Little Caesars Arena
7 Fri. at Columbus Nationwide Arena
8 Sat. at Columbus Nationwide Arena
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