Americans Release 2018 Preseason Schedule

Kennewick, WA – Tri-City Americans Governor/General Manager Bob Tory, along with the Western Hockey League (WHL), announced the Americans 2018 preseason schedule today.  The exhibition season features two tournaments, in addition to an individual game against the Spokane Chiefs. Prior to the commencement of the regular season the Americans will play a total of seven contests against five teams from the U.S., B.C., and Central divisions.


Tri-City kicks off their preseason in Everett for a three-day tournament, scheduled for August 31 – September 2, at Angels of the Winds Arena. It will be the franchise’s twelfth consecutive trip to the Silvertips’ tournament. While there, the Americans will match up against U.S. Division rivals, Everett Silvertips and Portland Winterhawks, as well as the B.C. Division’s Vancouver Giants before returning to Kennewick.


The 2018 Red Lion Preseason Tournament hosted by the Tri-City Americans will take place September 6 – 8 at the Toyota Center.  In addition to the Americans, this year’s tournament will feature three U.S. Division teams, Seattle Thunderbirds, Spokane Chiefs, and Portland Winterhawks, well as the Central Division’s Kootenay Ice. The tournament schedule includes two games per day with the Americans playing at 7:05 each day.


Tri-City concludes their preseason with a stand-alone game against U.S. Division rival Spokane Chiefs on Saturday, September 15 at the Toyota Center. View the full WHL 2018 Preseason schedule on the WHL website. Ticket packages for the 2018 Red Lion Preseason Tournament will be available at the Americans office, call 509-736-0606 for more information.



2018 RED LION PRESEASON TOURNAMENT Toyota Center (Kennewick, WA)

Thursday September 6 Seattle VS. Spokane 3:00 PM
Kootenay VS. Tri-City 7:05 PM
Friday September 7 Seattle VS. Kootenay 3:00 PM
Portland VS. Tri-City 7:05 PM
Saturday September 8 Kootenay VS. Portland 3:00 PM
Spokane VS. Tri-City 7:05 PM


2018 Tri-City Americans Preseason Schedule

Friday, August 31

TC @ EVT – 7:00 PM, Angels of the Winds Arena (Everett, WA)


Saturday, September 1

POR @ TC – 11:30 AM, Angels of the Winds Arena (Everett, WA)


Sunday, September 2

TC @ Van – 11:30 AM, Angels of the Winds Arena (Everett, WA)


Thursday, September 6

KTN @ TC – 7:05 PM, Toyota Center (Kennewick, WA)


Friday, September 7

POR @ TC – 7:05 PM, Toyota Center (Kennewick, WA)


Saturday, September 8

SPO @ TC – 7:05 PM, Toyota Center (Kennewick, WA)


Saturday, September 15

SPO @ TC – 7:05 PM, Toyota Center (Kennewick, WA)

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