Thursday, June 23, 2011

2011 Winnipeg preseason schedule

Winnipeg's NHL franchise announced their 2011 preseason schedule. They are the away team for the September 25th preseason game.

From the team's official news release:

True North Sports & Entertainment Limited today announced the seven-game 2011 NHL pre-season schedule for Winnipeg's newly acquired NHL franchise.

The franchise will play a pair of split squad games on Tuesday, September 20th against the Columbus Blue Jackets. One game will take place in Columbus with the other contest being played at MTS Centre. Game time here in Winnipeg will be 7:30 PM.

The new Winnipeg team will play both the Carolina Hurricanes and Nashville Predators a pair of times. They will play each team once at MTS Centre (Carolina – September 28th & Nashville – September 30th), while Winnipeg will take on the Hurricanes at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina (September 25th) after facing the Predators in Nashville (September 24th). Both games at MTS Centre will get underway at 7:30 PM.

Winnipeg will also face the Ottawa Senators in Conception Bay South, Newfoundland as part of Kraft Hockeyville celebrations on Monday, September 26th. More details pertaining to that game are to come.

Winnipeg's 2011 preseason schedule is as follows:
(game start times are in Eastern Time)

September 20* - at Columbus, 7:30 PM; vs. Columbus, 8:30 PM
September 24 - at Nashville, 8:00 PM
September 25 - vs. Carolina (in Charlotte), 5:00 PM
September 26 - vs. Ottawa (in Conception Bay South, NL), TBA
September 28 - vs. Carolina, 8:30 PM
September 30 - vs. Nashville, 8:30 PM

*split squad games

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