The Carolina Hurricanes will open their preseason next fall against the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on September 26. They will close the preseason on October 7 against those same Capitals at the PNC Arena.
The Canes will play a total of two exhibition games on home ice, versus the Caps on October 7 and the Tampa Bay Lightning on September 30.
In between those games, they will play twice against the Buffalo Sabres, the first time at Marquette, Michigan on October 4 and then again the very next night at Sault Ste. Marie, Canada.
They will play just once against the Minnesota Wild at St. Paul on October 2 and will face the Lighting in Tampa Bay on September 27.
CAROLINA HURRICANES 2016 EXHIBITION SCHEDULE
Day Date Opponent Time Venue
Mon. Sept. 26 at Washington 7 p.m. Verizon Center
Tue. Sept. 27 at Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m. Amalie Arena
Fri. Sept. 30 Tampa Bay 7 p.m. PNC Arena
Sun. Oct. 2 at Minnesota 6 p.m. Xcel Energy Center
Tues. Oct. 4 Buffalo 7 p.m. Marquette, MI
Wed. Oct. 5 Buffalo 7 p.m. Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
Fri. Oct. 7 Washington 7 p.m. PNC Arena
* ALL TIMES EASTERN