Nashville, Tenn. (June 19, 2017) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Monday that the Predators will open their six-game 2017 preseason schedule on Sept. 19 when they host the Florida Panthers for a day-night doubleheader. The Preds will then head to Columbus and Tampa Bay before hosting the Blue Jackets and Lightning at Bridgestone Arena the following week.
The 2017 preseason slate marks the sixth consecutive training camp - and fourth-straight year - that the Predators and Panthers have played a split-squad doubleheader. Nashville will then travel to Tampa Bay to play the Lightning on Sept. 22 before heading to Columbus to take on the Blue Jackets on Sept. 24. The Predators return home to host the Blue Jackets on Sept. 28, then round out their preseason slate with the Tampa Bay Lightning in Smashville on Sept. 30. The 2017-18 regular season opens the following week.
The 2017 Nashville Predators rookie camp is scheduled to open Thursday, Sept. 7, with the team's prospects traveling to Estero, Florida, for a rookie tournament against the Washington Capitals, Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers from Sept. 9-12. Veterans will then report for testing and physicals on Thursday, Sept. 14.
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Predators 2017 Preseason Schedule (all times CT):
Florida Panthers at Predators at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday, September 19 at 3:30 p.m.
Florida Panthers at Predators at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday, September 19 at 7 p.m.
Predators at Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena on Friday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Predators at Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on Sunday, September 24 at 2 p.m.
Columbus Blue Jackets at Predators at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday, September 28 at 7 p.m.
Tampa Bay Lightning at Predators at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday, September 30 at 7 p.m.