Accordingly, Red Bull Munich will be challenged to open the season in Group C at Swiss representative Rapperswil-Jona Lakers. The return games will take place at the home Olympia-Eisstadion. About four weeks later, the last two encounters in the group stage against the Finnish title holders Tappara Tampare (October 5 and 11).
The group phase of the CHL is played from September 1 to October 12. In eight groups of four, the total of 32 teams play each other in first and second legs, the two best teams in a group qualify for the round of 16. The playoffs will then begin on November 15 and will be played in a knock-out procedure with home- and away game played, the final played in a game takes place on Saturday, February 18, 2023.