Funny pictures 2 Hockey season is BACK!!! Photos 24.09.201816.07.2021 The wait is over. The NHL has kicked off the 2018 preseason, which is more than enough to get things rocking for those of us with ice in our veins!!! Consol Energy Centre a ton of respect for Ottawa and Canada after a 2014 shooting on Parliament Hill. When the hockey gods shine upon you.