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2016-17 preseason schedule released

by Kyle Kujawa / Detroit Red Wings

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today announced their 2016-17 preseason schedule.

The Red Wings begin their preseason slate by hosting the Eastern Conference-champion Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Detroit will then play two back-to-back sets against the Boston Bruins (in Boston on Wednesday, Sept. 28 and at Joe Louis Arena on Friday, Sept. 30) and Chicago Blackhawks (in Detroit on Sunday, Oct. 2 and in Chicago on Tuesday, Oct. 4). The Red Wings will also visit the Penguins (Wednesday, Oct. 5) and Toronto Maple Leafs (Friday, Oct. 7) before wrapping up the preseason against the Maple Leafs at home on Saturday, Oct. 8.

Tickets for all Red Wings home preseason games will go on sale on Friday, Aug. 19 and can be purchased at the Joe Louis Arena Box Office (313-471-7575), all Ticketmaster outlets (800-745-3000) or online at The complete 2016-17 preseason schedule can be found below.


September 27 Tue. PITTSBURGH Joe Louis Arena 7:30 p.m.
  28 Wed. at Boston TD Garden 7:00 p.m.
  30 Fri. BOSTON Joe Louis Arena 7:30 p.m.
October 2 Sun. CHICAGO Joe Louis Arena 6:00 p.m.
  4 Tue. at Chicago United Center 8:30 p.m.
  5 Wed. at Pittsburgh CONSOL Energy Center TBD
  7 Fri. at Toronto Air Canada Centre TBD
  8 Sat. TORONTO Joe Louis Arena 7:00 p.m.


Red Wings Ticket Plans are on sale for the “Farewell Season at The Joe.” Fans who purchase 2016-17 season tickets receive great benefits, such as convenient payment plans, savings off box office prices, priority access to seating locations in the new Little Caesars Arena for the 2017-18 season, access to ticket presales, invitations to exclusive season ticket holder events and much more. Information on Ticket Plans can be obtained by calling the Red Wings’ Ticket Sales & Service Office at 313-471-7575.

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