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WHL pre-season schedule includes games in non-WHL arenas

The 2023 WHL Pre-Season Schedule will see WHL Clubs bring the excitement of WHL hockey to eight communities outside WHL club markets, providing an opportunity for hockey fans in other areas of Western Canada to witness WHL hockey in person.
The Jon Baillie Arena in Port Coquitlam, will be the site for two WHL pre-season games featuring the Prince George Cougars, including Friday, September 8 vs. the Vancouver Giants and Saturday, September 9 vs. the Victoria Royals.
Wednesday, September 6, the Prince Albert Raiders will host the Saskatoon Blades at Big River First Nation Arena in Debden, Sask., located approximately 100 kilometres northwest of Prince Albert.
Friday, September 8, the Calgary Hitmen will host the Red Deer Rebels at Siksika Deerfoot Sportsplex in Siksika, Alta., located approximately 125 kilometres southeast of Calgary.
Saturday, September 9, the Edmonton Oil Kings will host the Calgary Hitmen at the Enoch Recreation Centre in Enoch, Alta., located approximately 25 kilometres southwest of Edmonton.
The Moose Jaw Warriors will meet the Swift Current Broncos Saturday, September 9 at the Southland Co-op Centre in Assiniboia, Sask., approximately 100 kilometres southwest of Moose Jaw.
The Grande Cache Recreation Centre in Grande Cache, Alta., will serve as the venue for a pair of games between the Edmonton Oil Kings and Prince George Cougars. Friday, September 15 and Sunday, September 17, the Oil Kings and Cougars will drop the puck roughly halfway between Edmonton and Prince George – 580 kilometres east of Prince George and 430 kilometres west of Edmonton.
The Legends Centre in Warman, Sask., will once again be the scene for the Blades and Raiders, while Cam Neely Arena in Maple Ridge, B.C., will welcome the Giants and Kamloops Blazers on Saturday, September 16.
The Western Hockey League announced today the 2023 Pre-Season Schedule, featuring 46 games beginning Tuesday, September 5 and concluding Sunday, September 17.
The 2023 WHL Pre-Season Schedule also features two tournaments, including events hosted by the Everett Silvertips and Tri-City Americans.
Everett’s six-game pre-season tournament is scheduled to begin Friday, September 9 and will include appearances by all six U.S. Division Clubs, including the Wenatchee Wild. All six games will be hosted at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett.
Tri-City’s four-game pre-season tournament is scheduled to begin Friday, September 15 and will include appearances by Wenatchee, the Spokane Chiefs, and Portland Winterhawks.
The Wenatchee Wild will make its WHL Pre-Season debut Tuesday, September 6, visiting the Spokane Chiefs at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena.
The 2023-24 WHL Regular Season Schedule will be unveiled Tuesday, June 27.


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