There are a number of excellent games on the hockey preseason betting schedule this season. Let’s look at some of the highlights as you bet on hockey preseason games in 2008.
Hockey preseason betting action begins on Saturday, September 20th as the Ottawa Senators host the New York Rangers. The Senators then have to play a hockey preseason betting game in Sweden against Frolunda in Gothenburg. That just happens to be the home town of Ottawa captain Daniel Alfredsson. Ottawa will actually stay in Sweden because they open the regular season against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Stockholm on October 4th.
Hockey preseason betting on September 20th also includes the Stanley Cup runner-up Pittsburgh Penguins hosting the new look Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lightning then continue their hockey preseason betting schedule in Germany as they face the German League champs, Eisbaren Berlin on September 28th. The Stanley Cup champions, Detroit Red Wings don’t begin their hockey preseason betting schedule until Wednesday, September 24th as they host the Montreal Canadiens.
Another interesting game to consider as you bet on hockey preseason action will be the game between the New York Rangers and 11-time Swiss league champion SC Bern on Tuesday, Sept. 30th. The Rangers will also take on Russian team Metallurg Magnitogorsk in Bern, Switzerland on Wednesday, Oct. 1st on the hockey preseason betting schedule.
There are many other games outside of normal NHL cities on the hockey preseason betting schedule. As you bet on hockey preseason action you may want to know that the NHL will visit Halifax, Nova Scotia as the Boston Bruins play the Montreal Canadiens and the Detroit Red Wings. Kansas City gets to host the game between Los Angeles and St. Louis. The Kings also play in Las Vegas against the Colorado Avalanche and that has been a popular game for gamblers that bet on hockey preseason games. London, Ontario will play host to the Islanders and Flyers on the hockey preseason betting schedule. Moncton, New Brunswick will see the Bruins and Islanders play as part of the hockey preseason betting schedule. The Kings and Sharks will play in Salt Lake City, Summerside, P.E.I. hosts the Panthers and Islanders while Winnipeg gets the Flames and Coyotes.