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Americans Announce 2007-08 Pre-Season Schedule

June 20, 2007 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Tri-City Americans News Release

KENNEWICK, WA - Today, the Tri-City Americans are proud to announce the pre-season schedule for the upcoming 2007-08 season.

The exhibition season features two separate tournament appearances for Tri-City, as well as two pre-season contests. The Americans will start the pre-season portion of their schedule when they take part in the 4th Annual Everett Silvertips Pre-Season Tournament, scheduled from Aug. 31-Sept. 2 at the Everett Events Center. It will be Tri-City's first visit to the Silvertips' tournament since the 2004 season.

The Americans will then return home and prepare to host the Red Lion Hotels Pre-Season Tournament, scheduled for Sept. 7-9 at the Toyota Center in Kennewick. The Tournament will field all five U.S. Division teams for the second consecutive year.

Tri-City will then wrap-up their pre-season schedule with two exhibition games on Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15 against Spokane and Portland, respectively.

Pre-Season ticket packages will be available at the Tri-City Americans offices' in the weeks to come. Continue to check for more information.

For a list of the entire Western Hockey League's Pre-Season Schedule, visit

2007-8 Tri-City Americans Pre-Season Schedule

Saturday, Sept. 1

Spokane vs. Tri-City, 11:30 AM, Everett Events Center, Everett, WA

Sunday, Sept. 2

Tri-City vs. Vancouver, 11:30 AM, Everett Events Center, Everett, WA

Friday, Sept. 7

Seattle vs. Tri-City, 7:05 PM, Toyota Center, Kennewick, WA

Saturday, Sept. 8

Spokane vs. Tri-City, 7:05 PM, Toyota Center, Kennewick, WA

Sunday, Sept. 9

Everett vs. Tri-City, 5:05 PM, Toyota Center, Kennewick, WA

Friday, Sept. 14

Tri-City vs. Spokane, 7:00 PM, Eagles Arena, Spokane, WA

Saturday, Sept. 15

Portland vs. Tri-City, 7:05 PM, Toyota Center, Kennewick, WA

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