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KHL announces home openers for their 12th season

July 10, 2019, 2:10 PM ET [0 Comments]
Aivis Kalnins
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The season isn't miles away. The training camps are getting underway. Meanwhile - the KHL only now is letting us know - when who and where are opening their season.

The full KHL schedule is set to be announced on Thursday, July 11th.

Not much has changed from previous seasons - the puck will officially drop on September 1st in the annual ''Opening Cup'' (previously Lokomotiv Cup to commemorate the tragedy of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl). The first game of the season will be played between last years finalists - CSKA Moscow and Avangard Omsk.

The regular season will run from September 1st to February 27th. A grand total of 744 games will be played between the 24 teams participating.

Per release team-by-team home openers:

Admiral: Sep. 10, Traktor
Ak Bars: Sep. 11, Dinamo Riga
Amur: Sep. 7, Traktor
Avangard: Sep. 6, Severstal
Avtomobilist: Sep. 2, Severstal
Barys: Sep. 3, Admiral
CSKA: Sep. 1, Avangard
Dinamo Minsk: Sep. 2, Neftekhimik
Dinamo Riga: Sep. 2, Spartak
Dynamo Moscow: Sep. 2, Neftekhimik
HC Sochi: Sep. 4, Neftekhimik
Jokerit: Sep. 3, Avangard
Kunlun Red Star: Sep. 3, Salavat Yulaev
Lokomotiv: Sep. 4, Spartak
Metallurg: Sep. 2, SKA
Neftekhimik: Sep. 9, Dinamo Riga
Salavat Yulaev: Sep. 12, Avtomobilist
Severstal: Sep. 9, CSKA
Sibir: Sep. 3, Amur
SKA: Sep. 10, Sibir
Spartak: Sep. 8, Dinamo Minsk
Torpedo: Sep. 11, CSKA
Traktor: Sep. 2, Vityaz
Vityaz: Sep. 9, Dynamo Moscow
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