Winnipeg Jets reveal 2022-23 season schedule

The Winnipeg Jets have announced their 2022-23 regular-season schedule and promotional nights.

The Jets will soar into the new season with a home opener against the New York Rangers on Oct. 14. Fans in attendance for the whiteout home opener will receive toques courtesy of Canada Life.

Other notable games for Winnipeg this season:

Oct. 01 – Dale Hawerchuk night

Former Winnipeg Jet Dale Hawerchuk leads his team as captain during a practice for the NHL Heritage Classic Alumni game in Winnipeg on Friday, October 21, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Prior to the beginning of the season, the Winnipeg Jets will honour the late Dale Hawerchuk at a season ticket member appreciation game.

During the game, a statue of Hawerchuk will be unveiled, and fans at the game will receive a commemorative Dale Hawerchuk coin.

Hawerchuk died at the age of 57 after a battle with stomach cancer in 2018.


Oct. 17 – Rick Bowness returns to Dallas

Former Dallas Stars NHL head coach Rick Bowness smiles while speaking to reporters during a season-ending media availability at the team’s headquarters in Frisco, Texas, Tuesday, May 17, 2022. (LM Otero/AP)

Newly signed head coach Rick Bowness will make his first return to Dallas after joining the Jets coaching staff.

The trip to the lone star state will be the first away game of the season for the Jets and the first of three games against their divisional opponents.

Winnipeg will host the Stars on Nov. 08, and will head back to Dallas on Nov. 25.

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Nov. 19 – Stanley Cup Champs

TAMPA, FLORIDA – JUNE 26: Colorado Avalanche coaches and players pose for a photo after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in Game Six of the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena on June 26, 2022 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

It won’t take long for Jets fans to see their team take on the reigning Stanley Cup Champions. In just the third game of the season, Winnipeg will be in Denver.

It will be the first of four meetings against the Avalanche. Winnipeg will host Colorado on Nov. 29 and Feb. 24 before heading back to Denver on Apr. 13.

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Nov. 12 – War for the prairies

Winnipeg Jets’ Adam Lowry, left, has his shot grabbed by Calgary Flames goalie David Rittich, of the Czech Republic, during third period NHL hockey action in Calgary, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

The Jets will meet the Calgary Flames for the first time in the new campaign on Nov. 12 with a trip to the Saddledome. Winnipeg will look to extinguish the Flames and continue the heated rivialry the pair have made over the past couple of seasons.

Winnipeg will host the Flames on Jan. 03, 2023 and Apr. 05.

Nov. 29 – Hockey Fights Cancer Night

In Winnipeg’s annual Hockey Fights Cancer Night, the Winnipeg Jets will have the honour of hosting the reigning Stanley Cup Champions, the Colorado Avalanche.

The NHL’s Hockey Fight Cancer initiative is in its 24th year in 2022. It was originally started after former Lightning player, John Cullen was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, sidelining him during the 1996-97 season. Since 2015, the NHL has raised over $14 million USD for the Hockey Fight Cancer initiative, through events like Hockey Fights Cancer Night.

Dec. 02 – Laine returns

Former Winnipeg Jets first-round draft pick, Patrik Laine will make a return to Winnipeg.

The former fan favourite was traded to Columbus during the 2020-21 shortened season.

Dec. 06 – Maurice returns & Military night

Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice talks to media after game one in the NHL Western Conference Final in Winnipeg on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Maurice’s communication and simplicity are big reasons why the young, fast and skillful Winnipeg Jets find themselves as one of only four NHL teams still playing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

The Winnipeg Jets will welcome former head coach Paul Maurice back to the Canada Life Centre. Maurice coached the Jets for nine seasons, attaining a 314-245-68 record and taking the Jets to the playoffs five times.

He stepped down from his coaching duties last year on Dec. 17,  and later signed with the Florida Panthers this summer.

During the game, the Jets will also pay tribute to members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Dec. 29 – Jan. 03 – End of 2022, start of 2023

The final home game of 2022 will take place on Dec. 29 against the Vancouver Canucks.

Winnipeg will be in Edmonton for their final game of 2022 and will bring in the new year with a home tilt against the Flames on Jan. 03.

Jan. 26 – Hockey Talks

Hockey Talks is an initiative put on by the NHL to encourage conversations about mental health.

Throughout the day fans can show support with #HockeyTalks on social media, as the league and teams try to alleviate the stigma and misconceptions surrounding mental illness.

Apr. 13 – End of the regular season

To close out the season the Winnipeg Jets will meet the Colorado Avalanche for the fourth time.

Winnipeg’s final home game however, will be Apr. 10 against the Sharks, where the team will honour the fans.

The Jets will look to make the playoffs for the first time since the 2020-21 season.

Full list of Winnipeg home games:


Oct. 14 vs. New York Rangers (Canada Life Game)
Oct. 22 vs. Toronto
Oct. 24 vs. St. Louis
Nov. 03 vs. Montreal
Nov. 05 vs. Chicago
Nov. 08 vs. Dallas (Filipino Heritage Night)
Nov. 17 vs. Anaheim
Nov. 19 vs. Pittsburgh
Nov. 21 vs. Carolina (90s Night + Fanny Pack Giveaway)
Nov. 29 vs. Colorado (Hockey Fights Cancer)
Dec. 02 vs. Columbus
Dec. 04 vs. Anaheim
Dec. 06 vs. Florida (Canadian Armed Forces Night)
Dec. 11 vs. Washington
Dec. 13 vs. Vegas
Dec. 15 vs. Nashville
Dec. 20 vs. Ottawa
Dec. 27 vs. Minnesota
Dec. 29 vs. Vancouver


Jan. 03 vs. Calgary
Jan. 06 vs. Tampa Bay
Jan. 08 vs. Vancouver
Jan. 15 vs. Arizona
Jan. 26 vs. Buffalo (Hockey Talks)
Jan. 28 vs. Philadelphia
Jan. 30 vs. St. Louis
All-Star Break
Feb. 11 vs. Chicago (South Asian Heritage Night)
Feb. 14 vs. Seattle
Feb. 24 vs. Colorado
Feb. 26 vs. New York Islanders (NextGen Game + NextGen Colour-In Pennant Giveaway)
Feb. 28 vs. LA (Black History Night)
Mar. 04 vs. Edmonton (Winnipeg Aboriginal Sports Achievement Centre Night)
Mar. 06 vs. San Jose (Kyle Connor Bobblehead Night)
Mar. 08 vs. Minnesota (Gender Equality Game)
Mar. 16 vs. Boston
Mar. 21 vs. Arizona
Mar. 31 vs. Detroit
Apr. 02 vs. New Jersey
Apr. 05 vs. Calgary (Pride Night)
Apr. 08 vs. Nashville
Apr. 10 vs. San Jose (Fan Appreciation Night)

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