They don’t face Jaro until March 10.
In St. Louis.
More highlights from the schedule:
• Holiday road trip is to Colorado, Dallas, Carolina, the Island, Washington, Tampa Bay and Florida. Six games in 12 days. Brutal.
• The western swing is in February: Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver
• December is a bitch. In addition to the long road trip, four sets of back-to-back games. And from the 10th to the 16th, at Detroit, at Toronto, home to Philly and Boston.
• Fifteen sets of back-to-backers.
• Longest homestand: four games in November.
• Nine road games in March, six at home.
• Four of the last five games on the road, ending at the ACC on April 9. And the only home game in that stretch is against Chicago on April 5.
• Of seven pre-season games, five are at the Bell Centre. Road games in Ottawa and Quebec City.
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Nathan Horton to Boston, and Roland Melanson is Roberto Luongo’s new goaltending coach.