Canes to host 2 preseason games, travel for 5
Posted June 8
Raleigh, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes will play just two of their seven preseason games at home this year and open up with three games in three nights, the team announced Thursday with their schedule release.
The Canes will open their 2017 preseason schedule at Buffalo on Sept. 18. The following night, Carolina will square off against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena in Tampa before returning to Raleigh to host the Lightning at PNC Arena on Sept. 20.
After a road game at Washington on Sept. 23, the Hurricanes travel to Edmonton to open a two-game set against the Oilers. The first game will be at the Oilers’ home arena, Rogers Place, on Sept. 25, while the second will be a neutral site game between the clubs at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Sask.
Carolina wraps up its exhibition schedule with a home game against the Capitals on Sept. 29.
CAROLINA HURRICANES 2017 EXHIBITION SCHEDULE
Day Date Opponent Time Venue
Mon. Sept. 18 at Buffalo 7 p.m. KeyBank Center
Tue. Sept. 19 at Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m. Amalie Arena
Wed. Sept. 20 Tampa Bay 7 p.m. PNC Arena
Sat. Sept. 23 at Washington 7 p.m. Verizon Center
Mon. Sept. 25 at Edmonton 9 p.m. Rogers Place
Wed. Sept. 27 Edmonton 8 p.m. SaskTel Centre (Saskatoon, Sask.)
Fri. Sept. 29 Washington 7:30 p.m. PNC Arena
* ALL TIMES EASTERN