The Blackhawks have announced their 2011 preseason schedule, which will open on Wednesday, September 20 in Saskatoon, SK against the Edmonton Oilers. This will be the second straight year that the Blackhawks open their preseason at a neutral site. Last year, the Blackhawks played in Winnipeg against the Lightning at the MTS Centre.
The other three preseason opponents are the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Washington Capitals, and the Detroit Red Wings. Here is the complete schedule:
TUE SEP 20: vs. Edmonton Oilers (Credit Union Centre, Saskatoon, SK) – 6:00pm
THU SEP 22: @ Pittsburgh Penguins – 6:00pm
FRI SEP 23: vs. Washington Capitals – 7:00pm
SUN SEP 25: @ Detroit Red Wings – 3:00pm
WED SEP 28: vs. Detroit Red Wings – 7:30pm
FRI SEP 30: vs. Pittsburgh Penguins – 7:30pm
SUN OCT 2: @ Washington Capitals – 4:00pm
Expect the regular season schedule to come out later this week.