The NHL season will begin tonight as the reigning Stanley Cup champion St.Louis Blues will host the Washinton Capitals.
For the first time in franchise history, the St.Louis Blues will raise a Stanley Cup banner from the rafters.
Puck is set to drop at 8:00 p.m. and will air on NBCSN.
Players to watch for this game will include former ‘Canes defenseman Justin Faulk to see how he can adjust to his new team.
Washington will also be interesting to watch starting tonight. With high hopes to win the division and another Stanley Cup, they will rally behind the best goal scorer in hockey with Alex Ovechkin.
The Washington Capitals have named John Carlson as an alternate captain for the 2019-20 season, joining Nicklas Backstrom (A) and Alex Ovechkin (C). pic.twitter.com/HtFsFVYH7Y— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) October 1, 2019
Three other games will be featured tonight as well.
Senators at Maple Leafs 7:00 p.m.
Canucks at Oilers 10:00 p.m.
Sharks at Knights 10:30 p.m.
Who are you excited to watch this season?
Will one of these teams playing on opening night with the Cup in 2020?