Carolina Hurricanes

Carolina Hurricanes 2017 exhibition schedule includes two home games

Hurricanes’ Jeff Skinner battles against the Penguins’ Sidney Crosby, left, and Patric Hornqvist, right, for the puck in February. The Canes announced their upcoming exhibition schedule on Thursday.
Hurricanes’ Jeff Skinner battles against the Penguins’ Sidney Crosby, left, and Patric Hornqvist, right, for the puck in February. The Canes announced their upcoming exhibition schedule on Thursday. cseward@newsobserver.com

The Hurricanes opens its seven-game exhibition schedule in Buffalo on Sept. 18, and play just two exhibition games at home, , the team announced Thursday.

The Canes will play the Lightning on Sept. 20 and the Capitals on Sept. 29 at PNC Arena. The team

Bill Peters will enter his fourth year as the coach of the Hurricanes, and will be looking to reach the postseason for the first time since 2009.

Hurricanes 2017 exhibition schedule

Sept. 18 at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Sept. 19 at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 20 Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.

Sept. 23 at Washington, 7 p.m.

Sept. 25 at Edmonton, 9 p.m.

Sept. 27 vs. Edmonton in Saskatoon, Sask., 8 p.m.

Sept. 29 Washington, 7:30 p.m.

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