BARRACUDA ANNOUNCE 2022-23 REGULAR-SEASON SCHEDULEJul 20, 2022
San Jose, CA – The American Hockey League (@TheAHL) and the San Jose Barracuda (@SJBarracuda), proud AHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks), today announced the team’s complete 2022-23 regular-season schedule.
The Barracuda will play 36 regular-season home games at the brand-new state-of-the-art Tech CU Arena (@TechCUArena), which is set to open to the public in late August. Click the button below for the full 2022-23 Barracuda schedule. Click here for a downloadable schedule.
For the first time since the inception of the Pacific Division in 2015, every team in the league will play 72 games in 2022-23.
San Jose is scheduled to open the season with a pair of contests against the Iowa Wild in Des Moines on Fri., Oct. 14 and Sat., Oct. 15 before returning to the Bay Area for its first two regular-season games ever at Tech CU Arena against the Henderson Silver Knights on Sat, Oct. 22 (6 p.m.) and Sun., Oct 23 (3 p.m.). Click here to join the Battery today and become an inaugural season ticket holder at Tech CU Arena.
The Barracuda will duel the Pacific Division’s newest member, the Coachella Valley Firebirds, eight times in total, with the first matchup coming on Fri. Dec. 9 (7 p.m.) at Tech CU Arena. The first time the Barracuda will visit Coachella Valley is Sat., Jan. 7.
The Barracuda’s longest home stand this season is six games from Nov. 29 to Dec. 11. The team’s longest road trip will span five games and will occur twice.
The Barracuda will play eight games against Central Division teams in 2022-23, four against Iowa and four against the Texas Stars.
Aside from the eight games against the Wild and Stars, the Barracuda will play strictly within the AHL’s Pacific Division which is comprised of a league-high 10 teams (San Jose Barracuda/San Jose Sharks, Abbotsford Canucks/Vancouver Canucks, Calgary/Calgary Flames, Coachella Valley Firebirds/Seattle Kraken, Bakersfield Condors/Edmonton Oilers, Colorado Eagles/Colorado Avalanche, Henderson Silver Knights/Vegas Golden Knights, Ontario Reign/LA Kings, San Diego Gulls/Anaheim Ducks and Tucson Roadrunners/Arizona Coyotes).
A 2022-23 San Jose Barracuda promotional schedule will be released at a later date.
2022 Rookie Faceoff
The Sharks are hosting the 2022 Rookie Faceoff at Tech CU Arena and Sharks Ice at San Jose from Sept. 16-19, 2022 and includes four teams from the Pacific Division (Anaheim, Los Angeles, San Jose and Vegas) and two from the Central Division (Arizona and Colorado). The tournament, which features the top prospects from each participating club, was held in Arizona in 2021, Anaheim in 2019 and Las Vegas in 2018. This past tournament featured several Sharks and Barracuda players including Jasper Weatherby, Ryan Merkley, Santeri Hatakka, and Artemi Kniazev. For more information about the Rookie Faceoff, tournament passes, scheduling and more, click here.
About Tech CU Arena
Tech CU Arena is a state-of-the-art, 4,200-seat arena located in San Jose. It is the home of San Jose Barracuda. Tech CU Arena is a partnership between Sharks Sports & Entertainment and Technology Credit Union, a full-service, federally insured not-for-profit credit union headquartered in the heart of San Jose. With more than 155,000 members, Tech CU provides a wide array of financial products and services, including personal banking, financial management, private banking, commercial lending, and business banking. Learn more at www.techcu.com.