Nashville, Tenn. (June 22, 2015) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Monday that the Predators will open their six-game 2015 preseason schedule on Sept. 20 by hosting the Florida Panthers for a doubleheader, then play home-and-home series with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Columbus Blue Jackets.
The 2015 preseason slate marks the fourth consecutive training camp – and second straight year – that the Predators and Panthers have played a split-squad doubleheader. Nashville will then play the 2015 Eastern Conference Champion Tampa Bay Lightning on back-to-back nights, first on Sept. 22 at Amalie Arena, then Sept. 23 at Bridgestone Arena.
The Predators will wrap up their 2015 preseason with a pair of games against former Central Division rival Columbus, first in Smashville on Sept. 29, then at the Blue Jackets’ Nationwide Arena on Oct. 3. The 2015-16 regular season opens the following week.
The 2015 Nashville Predators rookie camp is scheduled to open Thursday, Sept. 10, with the team’s prospects traveling to Estero, Fla., for a rookie tournament against the Washington Capitals, Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers from Sept. 12-15. Veterans will then report for testing and physicals on Thursday, Sept. 17.
New this year, the Preds have partnered with Middle Tennessee Kroger stores to give all fans the opportunity to attend a preseason game at Bridgestone Arena, free of charge. Beginning in mid-August, fans can pick-up a voucher, good for four tickets (while supplies last) to one of the Preds’ four preseason games, at all Middle Tennessee Kroger locations.
Full season-tickets are on sale now and start as low as $15 per game with half season-ticket packages starting at $25 per game. Fans can guarantee an opportunity to purchase 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend tickets by becoming a Nashville Predators season-ticket holder – all season-ticket packages are currently available with great interest-free payment plans. To order season-tickets, visit Nashvillepredators.com/seasons or contact a ticket representative at 615-770-7800.
|Date ||Visitor ||Home ||Time (CT) ||Location |
|SUN Sep 20, 2015 ||Panthers ||Predators ||3:30 pm ||BRIDGESTONE ARENA (NASHVILLE, TN) |
|SUN Sep 20, 2015 ||Panthers ||Predators ||7:00 pm || BRIDGESTONE ARENA(NASHVILLE, TN) |
|TUE Sep 22, 2015 ||Predators ||Lightning ||6:30 PM ||AMALIE ARENA (TAMPA BAY, FL) |
|WED Sep 23, 2015 ||Lightning ||Predators ||7:00 PM ||BRIDGESTONE ARENA (NASHVILLE, TN) |
|TUE SEP 29, 2015 ||Blue Jackets ||Predators ||7:00 PM ||BRIDGESTONE ARENA (NASHVILLE, TN) |
|SAT OCT 3, 2015 ||Predators ||Blue Jackets ||6:00 PM ||NATIONWIDE ARENA (COLUMBUS, OH) |