Blackhawks release 2017 preseason schedule

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 20: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates against the Nashville Predators in Game Four of the Western Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena on April 20, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images)

CHICAGO – The regular season schedule won’t be released for a bit, but at least Blackhawks fans know the first time they’ll see their team on the ice this fall.

On Thursday the Blackhawks released their 2017 preseason schedule, a six-game slate that includes three games at the United Center and three games on the road.

Per usual, the team will rotate playing three squads in a two-week span – the Columbus Blue Jackets, Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins.

Joel Quenneville’s team will take the ice for the first time on Tuesday, September 19th against the Blue Jackets in Columbus. Their first home preseason came comes two days later when the Blackhawks host Original Six rival Detroit at 7:30.

See the entire preseason schedule below.

 

Date Opponent Location Time (all time CT)
Tuesday, Sept. 19 Columbus Blue Jackets Nationwide Arena 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 21 Detroit Red Wings United Center 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 23 Columbus Blue Jackets United Center 7:30 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 25 Boston Bruins TD Garden 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 28 Detroit Red Wings Little Caesars Arena 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 30 Boston Bruins United Center 7:30 p.m.