The Tri-City Americans will open their 25th season in the Mid-Columbia at the Everett Silvertips preseason tournament Aug. 31-Sept. 2 at Comcast Arena.
Tri-City will play Everett on Aug. 31 and defending Western Conference champion Portland on Sept. 1.
The Americans will host the Red Lion Hotels preseason tournament Sept. 6-8 at Toyota Center. The tournament will feature U.S. Division rivals Everett, Portland, Spokane and Seattle, as well as the Kootenay Ice.
Tri-City will play Kootenay on Sept. 6, Seattle on Sept. 7 and Spokane on Sept. 8.
The Americans will wrap up the preseason with a home game against Spokane on Sept. 14, and a road game at Kelowna on Sept. 15.
The Americans’ regular-season schedule will be released June 27.
Tri-City Americans preseason schedule
Friday, Aug. 31: Tri-City vs. Everett, 7 p.m., Comcast Arena (Everett, WA)
Saturday, Sept. 1: Portland vs. Tri-City, 3 p.m., Comcast Arena
Thursday, Sept. 6: Kootenay vs. Tri-City, 7:05 p.m., Toyota Center
Friday, Sept. 7: Seattle vs. Tri-City, 7:05 p.m., Toyota Center
Saturday, Sept. 8: Spokane vs. Tri-City, 7:05 p.m., Toyota Center
Friday, Sept. 14: Spokane at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m., Toyota Center
Saturday, Sept. 15: Tri-City at Kelowna, 7 p.m., Prospera Place