Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League will begin their six-game exhibition season Aug. 29 on the road as the first game of the fifth annual Everett Silvertips Preseason Tournament at Comcast Arena.
The exhibition season will be completed within two tournaments — three games in Everett and three games the following weekend by playing host to the Red Lion Hotel Preseason Tournament.
The four-day tournament in Kennewick, scheduled for Sept. 4-7 at Toyota Center, features all five U.S. Division teams for the third consecutive year. It will begin with a Thursday night game pitting Everett vs. the Memorial Cup champion Spokane Chiefs.
Tri-City Americans preseason schedule
Friday, Aug. 29
Portland vs. Tri-City, 3:00 p.m., Comcast Arena (Everett, Wash.)
Saturday, Aug. 30
Chilliwack vs. Tri-City, 11:30 a.m., Comcast Arena (Everett, Wash.)
Sunday, Aug. 31
Spokane vs. Tri-City, 11:30 a.m., Comcast Arena (Everett, Wash.)
Friday, Sept. 5
Seattle vs. Tri-City, 7:05 p.m., Toyota Center (Kennewick, Wash.)
Saturday, Sept. 6
Spokane vs. Tri-City, 7:05 p.m., Toyota Center (Kennewick, Wash.)
Sunday, Sept. 7
Portland vs. Tri-City, 2:00 p.m., Toyota Center (Kennewick, Wash.)