Get your Zamboni ready! Or you can can check out the Google landing page today for a little Zamboni fun. But in any event, start those engines because NHL action is officially back with the labor agreement signed and the season schedule released for 2013.
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Given the length of the lockout and unique nature of the pending season, the NHL schedule this year will be a 48-game campaign where each team will play only conference games. With teams having started practice this past Sunday, the first day of the season will be this coming Sunday, January 19, with 13 games on the schedule.
NHL Season Schedule 2013
Notable 2013 Games
Every new season presents intrigue with certain games circled on the calendar that are of particular interest for fans. Here are just a few from the folks over at ESPN.
January 26 - Los Angeles Kings @ Phoenix Coyotes - divisional champs square off against the Stanley Cup champs
February 1 - Chicago Blackhawks @ Vancouver Canucks - will the Blackhawks possibly have Roberto Luongo behind the net?
March 2 - Pittsburgh Penguins @ Montreal Canadiens - former Penguins head coach Michel Therrien takes on his former team
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