WHL releases preseason schedule

Routine exhibition season for the Kootenay Ice as preseason dates announced.

The WHL has released it’s preseason schedule and things are pretty routine for the Kootenay Ice.

The club will attend a tournament in Tri-City featuring teams in the U.S. Division. Kootenay will play in three games against the Americans, Spokane Chiefs and Everett Silvertips on the weekend spanning from Sept. 5-7 1013.

After the tournament, the Ice will meet up against the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the Crowsnest Pass on Friday, Sept. 13th, and take on the Calgary Hitmen on the following Sunday to close out the exhibition schedule.

Four tournaments are featured around the WHL in Tri-City, Everett, Edmonton and the Crowsnest Pass. The exhibition season features 59 games, and Kootenay will suit up for five contests.

The WHL will release the full regular season schedule on Wednesday.