Believe it or not, we’re only 114 days away from the
return of regular season hockey.
The NHL released their schedule for the 2012-13 season,
and the Phoenix Coyotes will open their 16th season in the
Valley when they host the Dallas Stars Saturday, October
13 at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale.
Then, the ‘Yotes head on the road to take on Dallas
October 16 before returning home for a 3-game homestand
against Calgary, Anaheim and Nashville. Immediately
following that homestand, Phoenix embarks on a season-long
six-game road trip to Los Angeles, Chicago, Buffalo,
Ottawa, Montreal and Dallas. It is one of two six-game
trips for the Coyotes during the upcoming season. The
other will take them to San Jose, Minnesota, Columbus,
Tampa Bay, Carolina and Nashville from March 10-19.
Dave Tippett’s team will get their first look at the
Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings Saturday, October
27 at Staples Center in L.A. The Kings won’t head to the
Valley until Thursday, December 27. Los Angeles
eliminated the Coyotes in five games in the Western
The Coyotes’ preseason schedule starts September 24 with a
split squad series against the Kings in Los Angeles and
To view the entire Phoenix Coyotes’ 2012-13 schedule, head to