The Carolina Hurricanes announced Monday they will play seven exhibition games before the 2016-2017 season, two at PNC Arena.
The Canes’ first preseason game will be at Washington on Sept. 26, followed by a game Sept. 27 at Tampa Bay.
The two home games will be Sept. 30 against Tampa Bay, and Oct. 7 against Washington in the final exhibition game.
The Canes will face the Buffalo Sabres on Oct. 4 at Marquette, Mich., then play the Sabres again Oct. 5 at Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
Sept. 26 at Washington, 7 p.m., Verizon Center
Sept. 27 at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m., Amalie Arena
Sept. 30 vs. Tampa Bay, 7 p.m., PNC Arena
Oct. 2 at Minnesota, 6 p.m., Xcel Energy Center
Oct. 4 vs. Buffalo, 7 p.m., Marquette, MI
Oct. 5 vs. Buffalo, 7 p.m., Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
Oct. 7 vs. Washington, 7 p.m., PNC Arena