WHL Releases 2016 Pre-Season Schedule

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The 2016-17 WHL regular season schedule will be released in late June

Calgary, AB – The Western Hockey League announced today its pre-season schedule in advance of the 2016-17 season. The schedule includes 68 games beginning on Tuesday, August 30th and concludes on Saturday, September 17th.
 
The WHL pre-season schedule features five tournaments. The Everett Silvertips, Tri-City Americans, Red Deer Rebels and Regina Pats will host pre-season tournaments while another will be held once again in Crowsnest Pass.
 
The Regina Pats’ pre-season tournament runs from September 1st-3rd and will feature the host Pats, Moose Jaw Warriors, Saskatoon Blades, Swift Current Broncos and Prince Albert Raiders.
 
The Red Deer Rebels’ tournament takes place on September 2nd and 3rd and will see the Prince George Cougars, Calgary Hitmen and Edmonton Oil Kings travel to Central Alberta as the Rebels play host.
 
The Everett Silvertips will host six teams at XFINITY Arena from September 2nd-4th. The Portland Winterhawks, Tri-City Americans, Vancouver Giants, Spokane Chiefs, Seattle Thunderbirds and Victoria Royals will all appear in the pre-season tournament.
 
The Tri-City Americans’ pre-season tournament runs from September 7th-10th and will feature the Silvertips, Chiefs, Cougars, Winterhawks, Thunderbirds, Rebels and Kootenay ICE in addition to the Americans.
 
The final pre-season tournament will be held in Crowsnest Pass. The Lethbridge Hurricanes, Hitmen and ICE will each travel to the area with games on the 15th, 16th and 17th of September.
 
The 2016 WHL pre-season schedule features 12 games in nine communities outside WHL Club markets, providing an opportunity for hockey fans in other areas of Western Canada to watch exciting WHL action. 
 
In Alberta, WHL pre-season games will be held in Coaldale, Ralston, St. Albert, Taber and Wainwright in addition to the Crowsnest Pass tournament. In Saskatchewan, Ochapowace and Warman will each host games. Ladner, BC will also host a game between the Giants and Royals.
 
The 2016-17 WHL regular season schedule will be released in late June.
 

Day Date Visitors @ Home Time Location
Tuesday August 30, 2016 Swift Current @ Moose Jaw 7:00 PM Moose Jaw
Thursday September 1, 2016 Moose Jaw @ Saskatoon 3:00 PM Regina
Thursday September 1, 2016 Swift Current @ Regina 7:00 PM Regina
Friday September 2, 2016 Portland @ Tri-City 11:30 AM Everett
Friday September 2, 2016 Prince George @ Calgary 3:00 PM Red Deer
Friday September 2, 2016 Swift Current @ Saskatoon 3:00 PM Regina
Friday September 2, 2016 Vancouver @ Spokane 3:00 PM Everett
Friday September 2, 2016 Seattle @ Everett 7:00 PM Everett
Friday September 2, 2016 Victoria @ Kamloops 7:00 PM Kamloops
Friday September 2, 2016 Medicine Hat @ Lethbridge 7:00 PM Coaldale
Friday September 2, 2016 Edmonton @ Red Deer 7:00 PM Red Deer
Friday September 2, 2016 Prince Albert @ Regina 7:00 PM Regina
Saturday September 3, 2016 Spokane @ Portland 11:30 AM Everett
Saturday September 3, 2016 Prince George @ Edmonton 3:00 PM Red Deer
Saturday September 3, 2016 Tri-City @ Seattle 3:00 PM Everett
Saturday September 3, 2016 Moose Jaw @ Swift Current 3:00 PM Regina
Saturday September 3, 2016 Vancouver @ Everett 7:00 PM Everett
Saturday September 3, 2016 Victoria @ Kelowna 7:05 PM Kelowna
Saturday September 3, 2016 Lethbridge @ Medicine Hat 7:00 PM Taber
Saturday September 3, 2016 Calgary @ Red Deer 7:00 PM Red Deer
Saturday September 3, 2016 Saskatoon @ Regina 7:00 PM Regina
Sunday September 4, 2016 Seattle @ Spokane 11:30 AM Everett
Sunday September 4, 2016 Victoria @ Tri-City 3:00 PM Everett
Sunday September 4, 2016 Portland @ Everett 7:00 PM Everett
Sunday September 4, 2016 Kelowna @ Kamloops 5:00 PM Kamloops
Wednesday September 7, 2016 Everett @ Spokane 3:00 PM Tri-City
Wednesday September 7, 2016 Prince George @ Tri-City 7:05 PM Tri-City
Thursday September 8, 2016 Portland @ Everett 3:00 PM Tri-City
Thursday September 8, 2016 Saskatoon @ Prince Albert 7:00 PM Prince Albert
Thursday September 8, 2016 Kootenay @ Prince George 7:05 PM Tri-City
Friday September 9, 2016 Portland @ Prince George 11:00 AM Tri-City
Friday September 9, 2016 Kootenay @ Seattle 3:00 PM Tri-City
Friday September 9, 2016 Moose Jaw @ Brandon 7:30 PM Brandon
Friday September 9, 2016 Calgary @ Edmonton 7:00 PM St. Albert
Friday September 9, 2016 Kamloops @ Kelowna 7:05 PM Kelowna
Friday September 9, 2016 Swift Current @ Lethbridge 7:00 PM Lethbridge
Friday September 9, 2016 Regina @ Medicine Hat 7:00 PM Wainwright
Friday September 9, 2016 Red Deer @ Tri-City 7:05 PM Tri-City
Saturday September 10, 2016 Kootenay @ Portland 11:00 AM Tri-City
Saturday September 10, 2016 Vancouver @ Victoria 2:00 PM Victoria

 

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