Predicting the 2026 Stadium Series and Beyond (Why Las Vegas Will Eventually Have Two, Too)

The Stadium Series has become a big hit for the NHL. Here's where the game will take place and when Las Vegas should get one (or two).

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No, a Stadium Series game isn't going to take place at Allegiant Stadium in 2025. That distinction goes to Ohio Stadium, with the Detroit Red Wings hosting the Columbus Blue Jackets. In case you're wondering, that was the site of Super Bowl 58, where the Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers in overtime, 25-22.

Allegiant Stadium wouldn't be the best site for an outdoor hockey game, anyway. It is an indoor stadium, after all. But there is one place that would make sense for Las Vegas to host a Stadium Series game (more on that later). In fact, there might be two if things swing the way of Sin City.

As for the game itself, it proved to be a massive success in 2024. With nearly 150,000 people in attendance for both games combined, this year's installment was a hit in the New Jersey area. MetLife Stadium was rocking and it had some funny moments involving Gritty, everyone's favorite chaotic good character.

With that, let's build on this, shall we? Where are we going to see Stadium Series games and who will play who? When will Las Vegas get one?