The Wild schedule for 2018-19 was released Thursday.

The team opens the season Thursday, Oct. 4 in Colorado, and has its home opener two days later against the Vegas Golden Knights. Those dates were announced on Wednesday.

The Wild plays 26 of its 82 games against teams in the Central Division, three against each team in the Pacific, and two games against each team in the Eastern Conference.

The Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals are at Xcel Energy Center on Nov. 13.

The schedule includes a seven-game road trip, longest in franchise history, from Oct. 29-Nov. 11, with games at Vancouver, Edmonton, St. Louis, San Jose, Los Angeles, Anaheim and St. Louis.

 

 

WILD SCHEDULE

Preseason

DAY DATE OPPONENT TIME (CT)

SEPTEMBER

Mon. 17 at Winnipeg 7 p.m.

WED. 19 ST. LOUIS Wells Fargo Arena (Des Moines, IA) 7 p.m.

THUR. 20 DALLAS 7 p.m.

SAT. 22 COLORADO 5 p.m.

Mon. 24 at Dallas 7:30 p.m.

WED. 26 WINNIPEG 7 p.m.

Fri. 28 at Colorado 8 p.m.

Regular season

OCTOBER

Thur. 4 at Colorado 8 p.m.

SAT. 6 VEGAS 7 p.m.

THUR. 11 CHICAGO 7 p.m.

SAT. 13 CAROLINA 5 p.m.

Mon. 15 at Nashville 7 p.m.

TUE. 16 ARIZONA 7 p.m.

Fri. 19 at Dallas 7 p.m.

SAT. 20 TAMPA BAY 7 p.m.

THUR. 25 LOS ANGELES 7 p.m.

SAT. 27 COLORADO 7 p.m.

Mon. 29 at Vancouver 9 p.m.

Tue. 30 at Edmonton 8 p.m.

 

NOVEMBER

Sat. 3 at St. Louis 7 p.m.

Tue. 6 at San Jose 9:30 p.m.

Thur. 8 at Los Angeles 9:30 p.m.

Fri. 9 at Anaheim 9 p.m.

Sun. 11 at St. Louis 2 p.m.

TUE. 13 WASHINGTON 7 p.m.

THUR. 15 VANCOUVER 7 p.m.

SAT. 17 BUFFALO 5 p.m.

Sun. 18 at Chicago 5 p.m.

WED. 21 OTTAWA 7 p.m.

FRI. 23 WINNIPEG 3 p.m.

TUE. 27 ARIZONA 7 p.m.

Thur. 29 at Columbus 6 p.m.

 

DECEMBER

SAT. 1 TORONTO 6 p.m.

Tue. 4 at Vancouver 9 p.m.

Thur. 6 at Calgary 8 p.m.

Fri. 7 at Edmonton 8 p.m.

TUE. 11 MONTREAL 7 p.m.

THUR. 13 FLORIDA 7 p.m.

SAT. 15 CALGARY 1 p.m.

TUE. 18 SAN JOSE 7 p.m.

Thur. 20 at Pittsburgh 6 p.m.

SAT. 22 DALLAS 7 p.m.

Thur. 27 at Chicago 7:30 p.m.

Sat. 29 at Winnipeg 2 p.m.

MON. 31 PITTSBURGH 5 p.m.

 

JANUARY

Thur. 3 at Toronto 1 p.m.

Sat. 5 at Ottawa 1 p.m.

Mon. 7 at Montreal 6:30 p.m.

Tue. 8 at Boston 6 p.m.

THUR. 10 WINNIPEG 7 p.m.

SAT. 12 DETROIT 7 p.m.

Mon. 14 at Philadelphia 6 p.m.

TUE. 15 LOS ANGELES 7 p.m.

THUR. 17 ANAHEIM 7 p.m.

SAT. 19 COLUMBUS 8 p.m.

Mon. 21 at Vegas 5 p.m.

Wed. 23 at Colorado 8:30 p.m.

Sat. 26 NHL All-Star Game SAP Center (San Jose, CA) 7 p.m.

 

FEBRUARY

Fri. 1 at Dallas 7 p.m.

SAT. 2 CHICAGO 7 p.m.

Tue. 5 at Buffalo 6 p.m.

THUR. 7 EDMONTON 7 p.m.

Sat. 9 at New Jersey 12 p.m.

Sun. 10 at N.Y. Islanders 2 p.m.

TUE. 12 PHILADELPHIA 7 p.m.

FRI. 15 NEW JERSEY 7:30 p.m.

SUN. 17 ST. LOUIS 2 p.m.

TUE. 19 ANAHEIM 7 p.m.

Thur. 21 at N.Y. Rangers 6 p.m.

Fri. 22 at Detroit 6:30 p.m.

SUN. 24 ST. LOUIS 6 p.m.

Tue. 26 at Winnipeg 7 p.m.

 

MARCH

Sat. 2 at Calgary 9 p.m.

SUN. 3 NASHVILLE 6:30 p.m.

Tue. 5 at Nashville 7 p.m.

Thur. 7 at Tampa Bay 6:30 p.m.

Fri. 8 at Florida 6 p.m.

MON. 11 SAN JOSE 7 p.m.

THUR. 14 DALLAS 7 p.m.

SAT. 16 N.Y. RANGERS 7 p.m.

SUN. 17 N.Y. ISLANDERS 5 p.m.

TUE. 19 COLORADO 7 p.m.

Fri. 22 at Washington 6 p.m.

Sat. 23 at Carolina 6 p.m.

MON. 25 NASHVILLE 7 p.m.

Fri. 29 at Vegas 9 p.m.

Sun. 31 at Arizona 4 p.m.

 

APRIL

TUE. 2 WINNIPEG 7 p.m.

THUR. 4 BOSTON 7 p.m.

Sat. 6 at Dallas 7 p.m.