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Hurricanes Announce 2015-16 Preseason Games

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The Carolina Hurricanes announced their six-game exhibition schedule Wednesday, which will include two games at PNC Arena and two neutral site games in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

Both Sidney Crosby and Alex Oveckin will visit PNC Arena during the preseason, with Carolina playing home-and-homes with both Washington and Pittsburgh during their six-game exhibition slate.
Both Sidney Crosby and Alex Oveckin will visit PNC Arena during the preseason, with Carolina playing home-and-homes with both Washington and Pittsburgh during their six-game exhibition slate.
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The Carolina Hurricanes will play six preseason games prior to the start of the 2015-16 season, the team announced Wednesday. Carolina will have two games each against Washington and Pittsburgh, plus games in eastern Canada vs. the New York Islanders and Ottawa.

The Canes will play twice at home, closing out their exhibition schedule by hosting the Capitals (Sept. 30 at 7 p.m.) and Penguins (Oct. 2 at 7 p.m.). The team starts the preseason on the road with games at Washington (Sept. 21) and at Pittsburgh (Sept. 22) before playing two neutral site games in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

The Hurricanes and Islanders will play in Halifax, N.S., on Sept. 26, then meet the Senators the next night in St. John’s, N.F. Here is the release from the team.

HURRICANES ANNOUNCE 2015 EXHIBITION SCHEDULE
Carolina to host Pittsburgh and Washington at PNC Arena

RALEIGH, NC – Brian Tatum, Assistant General Manager for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced the team’s 2015 exhibition schedule. Carolina will play six exhibition games prior to opening the 2015-16 regular season, including two games at PNC Arena. Ticket onsale information will be announced in the near future.

The Hurricanes will kick off their 2015 preseason schedule with a back-to-back set at Washington on Sept. 21, and at Pittsburgh on Sept. 22. Carolina will then play neutral-site games on Sept. 26 (vs. NY Islanders at Halifax, N.S.), and Sept. 27 (vs. Ottawa at St. John’s, N.F.), before finishing the preseason slate with home games against the Capitals on Sept. 30, and the Penguins on Oct. 2.

Carolina’s complete 2015 exhibition schedule is below.

CAROLINA HURRICANES 2015 EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

Day Date Opponent, Time, Venue

Mon. Sept. 21 at Washington, 7 p.m., Verizon Center

Tue. Sept. 22 at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m., CONSOL Energy Center

Sat. Sept. 26 NY Islanders, 5 p.m., Scotiabank Centre (Halifax, N.S.)

Sun. Sept. 27 Ottawa, 3:30 p.m., Mile One Centre (St. John’s, N.F.)

Wed. Sept. 30 Washington, 7 p.m., PNC Arena

Fri. Oct. 2 Pittsburgh, 7 p.m., PNC Arena

* ALL TIMES EASTERN