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Hurricanes Announce 2018 Exhibition Schedule

Sept. 30 game at PNC Arena will be free as part of Caniac Carnival

by Terrell Williams @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - The National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes today announced the team's 2018 exhibition schedule. Carolina will play six exhibition games prior to opening the 2018-19 regular season, including three games at PNC Arena. Ticket onsale information will be announced in the near future.

The Hurricanes will open their 2018 preseason schedule against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena on Tuesday, September 18. The following night, Carolina will host the Lightning at PNC Arena in their exhibition home opener at 7 p.m. The Hurricanes host the Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals on Friday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m., before hitting the road for games in Nashville on Sept. 25 and Washington on Sept. 28. Carolina wraps up its exhibition schedule with a 1:30 p.m. game against the Nashville Predators at PNC Arena on Sunday, Sept. 30, which will be free to attend as part of the team's annual Caniac Carnival. Details regarding ticket distribution will be announced closer to the event.

For information about 2018-19 Hurricanes ticket packages, please visit, or call 1-866-NHL-CANES (1-866-645-2263).

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