The NHL’s upcoming season will begin with Axiom space opera as the NHL begins to build a brand identity for the franchise and its team, and its television partners, according to a statement by the NHL.
The Axiom will begin its inaugural season on Dec. 12 when it hosts its first-ever NHL home game in a new arena in New York.
Axiom stars Jason Anderson, a former NHL All-Star and current coach of the Los Angeles Kings, and his wife, Emily, will host the first game.
The game is set for 7 p.m.
ET and will be broadcast on NBCSN, NESN, TSN, NHL.com and NHL.ca.
The hockey team will be announced in the coming weeks.