PREDATORS TO PLAY A SIX-GAME 2017 PRESEASON SLATE STARTING SEPT. 19
– Home schedule includes a doubleheader vs. Florida and games against Columbus and Tampa Bay –
Nashville, Tenn. (June 19, 2017) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today 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.
Full and half season-tickets are on sale now! 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.
NASHVILLE PREDATORS 2017 PRESEASON SCHEDULE
Day Date Opponent Site Time (CT)
Tuesday Sept. 19 Florida Panthers Bridgestone Arena 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday Sept. 19 Florida Panthers Bridgestone Arena 7 p.m.
Friday Sept. 22 Tampa Bay Lightning Amalie Arena 6:30 p.m.
Sunday Sept. 24 Columbus Blue Jackets Nationwide Arena 6 p.m.
Thursday Sept. 28 Columbus Blue Jackets Bridgestone Arena 7 p.m.
Tuesday Oct. 4 Tampa Bay Lightning Bridgestone Arena 7 p.m.