Red Wings open season at home with Buffalo Sabres

Red Wings open 2013-14 preseason Sept. 16, regular season Oct. 2

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DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings will open the 2013-14 NHL season Oct. 2 against the Buffalo Sabres at Joe Louis Arena.

Detroit's first preseason game is Sept. 16 against the Pittsburgh Penguins, in Pittsburgh.

The schedule includes a 1 p.m. News Years Day game at Michigan Stadium -- the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic -- against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

View the complete schedule right here.

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