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2023-24 NHL Season – Streaming Details, Stats, Odds and Predictions – Odds and Predictions

 

As the 2023-24 NHL season looms on the horizon, hockey enthusiasts hardly hold their excitement. The National Hockey League (NHL) has revealed some particulars off this highly anticipated season, and in this article, we’ll delve into all the enthralling details of the new season.

This upcoming season marks the 107th year of the NHL’s existence, though it’s worth noting that it’s the 106th season in terms of actual gameplay. The pre-season games are set to kick off in the mid week of September lasting till the first week of October. Following this exciting warm-up, the regular season is scheduled to run from October 10, 2023 till April 18, 2024. After the regular season games, the much-anticipated Stanley Cup playoffs will kick start, which would be followed by the thrilling Stanley Cup Finals in the month of June. So, be sure to clear your calendars’ to witness your favourite teams battling for their pride and don’t miss out to catch the daily picks and predictions on our page.

The return of fantasy hockey is going to be enjoyed and celebrated by all the fans throughout the world. This season promises to bring its own unique thrills and unveil a plethora of amusements. To intensify our excitement, the NHL has planned to organize all the pre-season games in Australia for the first time in league history. This arrangements has made in the intentions of making NHL, a recurring set of games and help continue to grow the hockey in the market. With these intriguing revelations in mind, let’s explore more fascinating facts about the 2023-24 NHL season.

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NHL Outright Odds

The top clubs with the best possibilities of bringing home the Cup this year are mentioned below along with the overall odds for all NHL teams to win the Stanley Cup in 2023.

Triple and Double header games of 2023-24 NHL:

The NHL has made the following schedule details available:

  • The NHL Regular season will begin on October 10, 2023, with a tripleheader. In that tripleheader game, the Vegas Golden Knights will be raising their first Stanley Cup Championship banner, which will be followed by the battle with Seattle Kraken at T-Mobile Arena at 10:30 p.m. ET. This will be telecasted on ESPN.
  • The following night i.e. on October 11, Wednesday, a doubleheader will be featured on TNT, where New York Rangers will host the Boston Bruins at 7:30 p.m. ET and the Toronto Maple Leafs visiting the Montreal Canadiens at 10 p.m. ET.

Main Events of 2023-24 NHL

The regular season will also include the following main games:

  • 2023 Heritage Classic: The 2023 Heritage Classic game is scheduled on October 29 at Commonwealth Stadium, where Edmonton Oilers will be hosting the Calgary Flames.
  • The 2024 NHL Winter Classic: The Winter Classic game of this season is scheduled for January 1, 2024 at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, with the Seattle Kraken hosting the Vegas Golden Knights.
  • Stadium Series games: Two Stadium Series has been scheduled for this season for the first time since 2016. In this series, the Philadelphia Flyers will face the New Jersey Devils on February 17, then the New York Rangers will play the New York Islanders on February 18. Both the clashes will be held at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
  • 2024 All-Star Game: The 2024 All-Star Game is scheduled for February 3 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, the home of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Where to watch 2023-24 NHL?

As part of the NHL Network Showcase series, NHL Network will continue to broadcast a few regular season games nationwide as well, including games on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

In Canada, Sportsnet will broadcast NHL games, with national games available on the Standard level and out-of-market games on the Premium level.

The broadcasting rights for NHL games in the United States in 2023–24 are held by the ESPN family of networks, Warner Bros., and Discovery Sports (WBD).

Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins travel to Amerant Bank Arena in Sunrise, Florida, to face the Florida Panthers on March 27, 2024, in an NHL game. This game will be crucial for both teams as it will decide the top seed in the Eastern Conference. In the Atlantic Division, the two teams are tied at 97 points, and the Boston Bruins now have ten games on the schedule and the Florida Panthers nine, so this matchup will be interesting to watch. After a hectic four-game losing streak, their previous game was memorable as they defeated the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 4-1. This season, the Florida Panthers lead the way with their impressive defense, allowing an average of 2.41 goals per game and 3.23 goals per game offensively. On the other hand, the Boston Bruins suffered their second straight loss against the Philadelphia Flyers by one point. A few days earlier, the Boston Bruins had knocked off the Florida Panthers and grabbed first place in the Atlantic Division, but their inconsistent performance pushed them back to second place again. In this scenario, the Boston Bruins are in a must-win spot to claim the Presidents Cup for the second straight season, and despite their previous loss, they come back stronger and win this game.

New York Rangers vs. Philadelphia Flyers

The Metropolitan Division The New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers will face off on March 27, 2024, at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. The New York Rangers have the most impressive record this season with 47 wins, 20 losses, and 4 overtime losses, which puts them in first place in the Metropolitan Division. While the Philadelphia Flyers are third in the same division with 36 wins, 27 losses, and 9 OTL, The Philadelphia Flyers’ last two games have had a huge impact on the Atlantic Division, which begs the question of who will retrain their No. 1 position in the Atlantic Division. In their previous game, the New York Rangers defeated the Florida Panthers to grab their second overtime victory by a single point, while the Philadelphia Flyers lost to the Florida Panthers 4-1. According to their performance report, the Philadelphia Flyers have an offensive average of 2.88 goals per game, which ranks them 23rd in the league, and they allow 3.01 goals per game, which ranks them 15th, while the New York Rangers have an offensive average of 3.35 in 9th and give up 2.69, which ranks them 6th. This season, the New York Rangers are solid on home ice, and their strong offense and defense will dominate and win the game.

Winnipeg Jets vs. Edmonton Oilers

After their disappointing weeks of play, the Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers will meet on March 27, 2024, at the Canada Life Center in Winnipeg, MB, in a 2023–24 NHL game. Both teams are coming out of this game on losing streaks, as the Winnipeg Jets lost their game against the Washington Capitals 3-0. In the first two periods, both teams did not get a wider opportunity to score the first goal, but the opponent unexpectedly completely controlled the game in the third period and defeated the Winnipeg Jets. On the other hand, the Edmonton Oilers suffered their second straight loss against the Ottawa Senators by a score of 5-3. By the end of the second period, both teams were trailing, but in the third half, the Edmonton Oilers were completely under pressure and lost the game. A few days ago, the Winnipeg Jets were leading the Central Division, but once again, their lackluster performance dropped them to third place with 44 wins, 22 losses, and five OTLs, while the Edmonton Oilers are second in the Pacific Division with 42 wins, 23 losses, and four OTLs. This match will be a great opportunity for both teams to come back stronger from their mixed results. With home ice advantage in mind, the Winnipeg Jets will win this game.

Colorado Avalanche vs. Montreal Canadiens

On March 27, 2024, at Ball Arena in Denver, CO, the Colorado Avalanche return home to face the Montreal Canadiens. The Colorado Avalanche came into this game with a great record and are now looking to get their 10th straight win. In their previous game, the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in overtime by a score of 5-4. Meanwhile, the Montreal Canadiens snapped their four-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory against the Seattle Kraken recently. In the Central Division, the Colorado Avalanche are in first place with 46 wins, 20 losses, and five OTLs with 97 points, dominating the Stars. The Montreal Canadiens are last in the Atlantic Division with 26 wins, 32 losses, and 12 overtime losses. The Montreal Canadiens have faced many ebbs and flows this season. A few months ago, they were in fifth place in the Atlantic Division, and now they are at the bottom. Although their last ten matches have been a mixed bag of results, they have only managed to win three games and lose seven. Meanwhile, they are now tied with the Senators. If they use the upcoming opportunities wisely, they will easily regain their position in this league. While the Avalanche’s performance is getting better every day with their consistent performance, they will win this game.

 

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