June 17 / 2010

Carolina Hurricanes Announce 2010 Preseason Schedule

Carolina to face Atlanta, Florida and Nashville prior to European trip

Jason Karmanos, Vice President and Assistant General Manager for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced the team’s 2010 exhibition schedule.

The Hurricanes will open the preseason at the RBC Center on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. against the Florida Panthers. Carolina will then play games on three consecutive nights, Thursday, Sept. 23, at Nashville, Friday, Sept. 24, against the Predators and Saturday, Sept. 25, at Atlanta. The Hurricanes will travel to South Florida to face the Panthers on Wednesday, Sept. 29, before hosting the Thrashers in Raleigh on Oct. 1.

Following their game on Oct. 1, the Hurricanes will travel to St. Petersburg, Russia, for an exhibition game against SKA St. Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) at Ledovy Arena on Oct. 4 as a part of the 2010 NHL Premiere Challenge.

Carolina Hurricanes 2010 Exhibition Schedule
Tue. Sept. 21 Florida RBC Center 7:00 p.m.
Thu. Sept. 23 at Nashville Bridgestone Arena 8:00 p.m.
Fri. Sept. 24 Nashville RBC Center 7:00 p.m.
Sat. Sept. 25 at Atlanta Philips Arena 7:00 p.m.
Wed. Sept. 29 at Florida BankAtlantic Center 7:30 p.m.
Fri. Oct. 1 Atlanta RBC Center 1:30 p.m.
Mon. Oct. 4 at St. Petersburg Ledovy Arena TBA

*All times are Eastern

Carolina will open its 2010 NHL training camp in Raleigh on Sept. 17. Details on training camp, including dates and times of practices and other events, will be released closer to that date. The NHL will release the regular-season schedules for all 30 teams on Tuesday, June 22.

For information on 2010-11 Carolina Hurricanes ticket packages, please visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com, or call 1-866-NHL-CANES.