Thursday, June 28, 2012

Predators announce road-heavy preseason schedule

The Nashville Predators released their preseason schedule for the upcoming 2012-13 campaign and it features only a pair of home games at Bridgestone Arena while they will play five games on the road.

The Preds will play the St.Louis Blues on Tuesday, September 25 and the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, September 29 in Smashville, with both games starting at 7 p.m.

Rookie camp will open on Friday, September 14, while veterans will report a week later on the 21st.

Make the jump for the full schedule and all the details from the Predators...

-Slate includes home games against Washington and Carolina-

Nashville, Tenn. (June 27, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the Predators will open their seven-game 2012 preseason schedule with a doubleheader at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla., for the second consecutive season on Monday, Sept. 24.

Nashville’s preseason schedule includes a pair of home games: Tuesday, Sept. 25 against the Central Division rival St. Louis Blues and Saturday, Sept. 29 against the Carolina Hurricanes. Both games at Bridgestone Arena will start at 7 p.m. CT.

In addition to their doubleheader against the Florida Panthers, the Predators will travel to Raleigh to take on the Hurricanes for the seventh consecutive preseason (Sept. 28) and play their first preseason tilt at the Scottrade Center since 2003 on Oct. 2. Nashville will round out the seven-game slate on Oct. 5 at the Verizon Center in Washington.

The 2012-13 Nashville Predators rookie camp is scheduled to open Friday, Sept. 14, with veterans reporting on Friday, Sept. 21 for testing and physicals.  The Predators’ first day on the ice will be Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Centennial Sportsplex.

Season tickets for the 2012-13 Nashville Predators season in Smashville are on sale now and start at just $24 per game. Great interest-free payment plans are currently available for Full Season and Half Season packages.  You can also create your own ticket plan with the Dunkin’ Donuts Flex 12 Plan by selecting 12 games that fit your personal schedule. To order tickets to the Nashville Predators, visit or contact a ticket representative at 615-770-7800. Information on ticket availability for individual games will be announced later this summer.


Day      Date            Opponent             Site               Time (CT)
Monday   Sept. 24      Florida Panthers      BankAtlantic Center 1:30 p.m.
Monday   Sept. 24      Florida Panthers      BankAtlantic Center 6 p.m.
Tuesday  Sept. 25      St. Louis Blues       Bridgestone Arena   7 p.m.
Friday   Sept. 28      Carolina Hurricanes   RBC Center          6 p.m.      
Saturday Sept. 29      Carolina Hurricanes   Bridgestone Arena   7 p.m.      
Tuesday  Oct. 2        St. Louis Blues       Scottrade Center    7 p.m.
Friday   Oct. 5        Washington Capitals   Verizon Center      6 p.m.

More Later....

Buddy Oakes for PredsOnTheGlass

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