The Chicago Blackhawks will open their regular season on the road, hosted by the Dallas Stars on Oct. 9, as the NHL announced the home openers for each team on Saturday afternoon.
The Blackhawks will open their home schedule on Oct. 11, against the Buffalo Sabres.
This is the second time in the past four seasons the Blackhawks have opened their regular-season schedule in Dallas. The Stars hosted them to kick off the 2011-12 campaign.
The rest of the regular-season schedules will be announced at 3 p.m. CT on Sunday afternoon. Local and television broadcast information will be announced at a later date.