The Red Wings announced their pre-season schedule which includes a pair of games against the Toronto Maple Leafs, a pair against the Chicago Blackhawks, a pair against the NY Rangers, and a pair against the Pittsburgh Penguins--including the opening game in Pittsburgh's new arena.
2010-11 PRE-SEASON SCHEDULE
22 Wed. At Pittsburgh CONSOL Energy Center 7 p.m. EDT
24 Fri. CHICAGO Joe Louis Arena 7 p.m. EDT
25 Sat. At Chicago United Center TBD
26 Sun. NY RANGERS Joe Louis Arena 5 p.m. EDT
29 Wed. At NY Rangers Madison Square Garden 7 p.m. EDT
1 Fri. TORONTO Joe Louis Arena 7 p.m. EDT
2 Sat. At Toronto Air Canada Centre 7 p.m. EDT
3 Sun. PITTSBURGH Joe Louis Arena 5 p.m. EDT
What does all this mean for the regular season? Nothing, really. But at least now you can plan on which days you're likely to see a Filppula to Filppula connection.