The Carolina Hurricanes released their 2018 exhibition schedule on Tuesday. Carolina will play six exhibition games, including three home games at PNC Arena.
The Hurricanes will open their 2018 preseason schedule on the road against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sept. 18. The next night, Carolina will host the Lightning in their preseason home opener, beginning at 7 p.m. The Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals come to Raleigh on Sept. 21, and the Hurricanes will hit the road for games in Nashville (Sept. 25) and Washington (Sept. 28).
Carolina concludes the exhibition schedule with a 1:30 p.m. game against Nashville at PNC on Sept. 30. That exhibition will be free to attend as part of the team’s annual Caniac Carnival.