Colorado Avalanche 2012-13 Schedule Released: Season To Open October 11

DENVER - DECEMBER 23: Adam Foote #52 of the Colorado Avalanche gets in the face of Martin Havlat #24 of the Minnesota Wild as referee Steve Kozari intervenes at the Pepsi Center on December 23 2010 in Denver Colorado. The Wild defeated the Avalanche 3-1. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Well, after the NHL Awards last night the 2012 NHL season is over. It's officially time to start looking forward to next season. Today, the NHL has officially announced the schedule for next season. The Colorado Avalanche schedule can be found here.

Important dates to note

Season opener: October 11, 2012 vs. St. Louis Blues, home

Last game of the regular season: (Ready for this?) April 13, 2012 vs. detroit red wings, HOME

Last game before the All Star break: January 23, 2012 vs. Dallas Stars, away

First official meeting with the Stanley Cup Champs: December 2, 2012, home (of course, the two teams will meet multiple times in the pre-season)

Back-to-Backs:

October 24 (SJ) & 25 (STL)

November 23 & 24, home-and-home with PHX

December 22 (MIN) & 23 (BUF)

January 8 (VAN) & 9 (CGY)

January 16 (EDM) & 17 (DAL)

January 22 (CBS) & 23 (DAL)

February 15 (DET) & 16 (NYI)

March 11 (LOS) & 12 (SJS)

Marcy 27 (CGY) & 28 (EDM)

April 10 (ANA) & 11 (LOS)

Extended Road Trips:

December 4-13, 5 games

Extended Home Stands:

November 24-December 2, 4 games

March 14-24, 5 games

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