Sure, the worthwhileness of pre-season games is a constant debate, but let’s admit it - the kids need a chance to practice and impress the coaches, and the guys need a chance to fine tune their play. Coaches work out strategy, yada yada yada.
The Blues released their pre-season schedule today:
- Sept. 18 at Dallas Stars, 7:30 p.m.
- *Sept. 19 at Minnesota Wild, 7 p.m.
- Sept. 21 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets, 7 p.m.
- Sept. 23 at Columbus Blue Jackets, 2 p.m.
- Sept. 25 vs. Washington Capitals, 7 p.m.
- Sept. 28 vs. Dallas Stars, 7 p.m.
- ** Sept. 30 at Washington Capitals, 5 p.m.
* Game will be played at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, IA
** Game time subject to change
Some highlights -
Two pre-season games against the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals!
The full regular season schedule will be released at 3:30 Central on the NHL.com app and also the Blues’ official site.