True North Sports & Entertainment Limited today announced the seven-game 2011 NHL pre-season schedule for Winnipeg’s newly acquired NHL franchise.
The franchise will play a pair of split squad games on Tuesday, Sept. 20th against the Columbus Blue Jackets. One game will take place in Columbus with the other contest being played at MTS Centre. Game time here in Winnipeg will be 7:30 p.m.
The new Winnipeg team will play both the Carolina Hurricanes and Nashville Predators a pair of times. They will play each team once at MTS Centre (Carolina – Sept. 28th & Nashville – Sept. 30th), while Winnipeg will take on the Hurricanes at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC (Sept. 25th) after facing the Predators in Nashville (Sept. 24th). Both games at MTS Centre will get underway at 7:30 p.m.
Winnipeg will also face the Ottawa Senators in Conception Bay South, NL as part of Kraft Hockeyville celebrations on Monday, September 26th. More details pertaining to that game are to come.
Winnipeg 2011 NHL Pre-Season Schedule Date Opponent Venue Time (all times central)September 20
Columbus Blue Jackets (ss) MTS Centre 7:30 p.m.September 20
@ Columbus Blue Jackets (ss) Nationwide Arena 6:30 p.m.September 24
@ Nashville Predators Bridgestone Arena 7:00 p.m.September 25
@ Carolina Hurricanes Time Warner Cable Arena 4:00 p.m.
(Charlotte, NC)September 26
@ Ottawa Senators Conception Bay South, NLTBASeptember 28
Carolina Hurricanes MTS Centre 7:30 p.m.September 30
Nashville Predators MTS Centre 7:30 p.m.