Quebec City is gearing up to host a thrilling NHL preseason event in 2024, featuring the Boston Bruins facing off against the Los Angeles Kings. The matchup is scheduled for October 3, 2024, at the renowned Videotron Centre—a venue that holds special significance for Quebec’s passionate hockey community, aspiring for the return of an NHL team.
According to a report by Global News, In addition to the Bruins and Kings clash, the Los Angeles team will also host the Florida Panthers in another preseason spectacle at Quebec City on October 5, 2024. This marks a significant hockey event for the city, which lost its beloved Nordiques after the 1994-95 season when they relocated to become the Colorado Avalanche.
Despite being without an NHL team for nearly three decades, Quebec City remains a fervent hockey hub. The Bruins, with historical ties to the region through past rivalries with the Nordiques, are set to bring the excitement of preseason hockey to their passionate fanbase.
Notably, retired Bruins icon Patrice Bergeron hails from the Quebec City area, adding a personal connection to the upcoming event. While fans continue to hope for an NHL return to Quebec City, the preseason games offer an exciting opportunity for hockey enthusiasts in the region to revel in the sport’s magic next fall.