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.
|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|