PRESS RELEASE: Nashville announces pre-season slate…

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The Preds announced their full pre-season slate this morning. You can check out the schedule below, most of which we’ve had on the front page of the site for a while.

The official press release is below.

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Nashville, Tenn. (June 27, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the Predators will open their seven-game 2012 preseason schedule with a doubleheader at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla., for the second consecutive season on Monday, Sept. 24.

Nashville’s preseason schedule includes a pair of home games: Tuesday, Sept. 25 against the Central Division rival St. Louis Blues and Saturday, Sept. 29 against the Carolina Hurricanes. Both games at Bridgestone Arena will start at 7 p.m. CT.

In addition to their doubleheader against the Florida Panthers, the Predators will travel to Raleigh to take on the Hurricanes for the seventh consecutive preseason (Sept. 28) and play their first preseason tilt at the Scottrade Center since 2003 on Oct. 2. Nashville will round out the seven-game slate on Oct. 5 at the Verizon Center in Washington.

The 2012-13 Nashville Predators rookie camp is scheduled to open Friday, Sept. 14, with veterans reporting on Friday, Sept. 21 for testing and physicals.  The Predators’ first day on the ice will be Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Centennial Sportsplex.

Season tickets for the 2012-13 Nashville Predators season in Smashville are on sale now and start at just $24 per game. Great interest-free payment plans are currently available for Full Season and Half Season packages.  You can also create your own ticket plan with the Dunkin’ Donuts Flex 12 Plan by selecting 12 games that fit your personal schedule. To order tickets to the Nashville Predators, visit nashvillepredators.com/seasonticket or contact a ticket representative at 615-770-7800. Information on ticket availability for individual games will be announced later this summer.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS 2012 PRESEASON SCHEDULE

Day                Date            Opponent                         Site                                                 Time (CT)

Monday         Sept. 24      Florida Panthers                BankAtlantic Center                      1:30 p.m.

Monday         Sept. 24      Florida Panthers                BankAtlantic Center                      6 p.m.

Tuesday         Sept. 25      St. Louis Blues                  Bridgestone Arena                         7 p.m.

Friday            Sept. 28      Carolina Hurricanes          RBC Center                                    6 p.m.      

Saturday        Sept. 29      Carolina Hurricanes          Bridgestone Arena                         7 p.m.

Tuesday         Oct. 2          St. Louis Blues                  Scottrade Center                            7 p.m.

Friday            Oct. 5          Washington Capitals         Verizon Center                               6 p.m.