What to expect from this weekend’s slate of games
The NHL is preparing for the summer with a slate of events for fans to tune in to.
Here’s what to expect.1.
The big event of the season.
The NHL’s Summer Classic is on Saturday, Sept. 11 at Honda Center.
The first of four games at Honda is expected to be the top-seeded Stars.
The Stars will play the San Jose Sharks, who won the previous year’s title.
The Sharks have the league’s best record at 11-2-1.2.
The All-Star Game is on Sunday, Sept 12 at Joe Louis Arena.
The top three teams in the Eastern Conference advance to the Stanley Cup Finals, where the Bruins will play Boston in the first round.3.
The final All-Stars Game is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept 16 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
This year, the NHL’s first all-star game will be held at Staples in Los Vegas.
The Stanley Cup Playoffs are set for Tuesday nights and Thursday nights.
All of the playoff games will be broadcast by NBC.
The games will air live on NBCSN at 6 p.m.
The Memorial Cup is set for Sunday, Oct. 5 at Scottrade Center in Detroit.
The winner of that series advances to the NHL Final.5.
The NHL Awards will be presented in front of a national audience on Monday, Oct 10 at the Staples Center.
This is the third year the NHL Awards have been broadcast on NBC.
This will be the first time they have been televised in a major metropolitan market.6.
The Winter Classic will be played on Sunday night.
The defending Stanley Cup champions will face the defending champion Philadelphia Flyers in the championship series.7.
The Stanley Cup Final will be televised on Monday night, Oct 11 at 8 p.,m.
The Eastern Conference champion will play in the Stanley Cups final at home against the visiting Central Division champion.8.
The National Hockey League Awards will feature the best goaltending performance of all time on Monday Night Football.
The winning goal will be announced live on ESPN, ABC, NBC and CBS.
The All-Tournament Team is:Goalie of the Year: Connor McDavid, Erie OttersEligible: Connor, McDavid & Co.1st Overall Pick: Michael Latta, Erie Devils(Tampa Bay Lightning)2nd Overall Pick (3rd Overall Pick): Zach Hyman, Barrie Colts(New Jersey Devils)3rd Pick: Connor Carrick, Kingston Frontenacs(Edmonton Oilers)4th Overall Pick(7th Overall) (Buffalo Sabres)5th Overall Picks(Columbus Blue Jackets, Ottawa Senators)6th Overall: David Pastrnak, Edmonton Oilers(Montreal Canadiens)7th Pick(Toronto Maple Leafs)8th Pick: Jacob Trouba, St. Louis Blues(Boston Bruins)9th Pick (Montreal Marlies)10th Pick:(Buffalo Wings)11th Pick:-Connor McDavid of Erie Otter Hockey & Co., (Sarnia Sting)-Connor Carrick of Kingston Front (Toronto Marlies)-Jacob Trouba of St. Lucie (Edmonton Oil Kings)-Zach Hyman of Barrie (Sault Ste.
Marie Greyhounds)-David Pastrnaks St. Lucia Sting (Brantford Heat)-Ryan Murray of Hamilton Bulldogs (Hamilton Bulldogs)12th Pick-Cody McLeod, Hamilton Bulldogs(Sault St. Marie Steelheads)13th Pick – Connor McElhinney, Hamilton Tigers(Toronto Marliee)14th Pick &c.
(Montana Wild)The 2017-18 season begins on Friday, Oct 4 when the Toronto Marlies open the regular season against the Erie Oters at Joe Paul Maggio Arena.