ST. LOUIS - The Blues released their preseason schedule on Friday afternoon and will play eight games, including the Kraft Hockeyville game against the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins and a neutral site game once again in Kansas City.
The Blues open on Sept. 19 against Ken Hitchcock and the Dallas Stars at 7:30 p.m. in Dallas.
The Blues will play eight games, including to each against the Stars, Columbus Blue Jackets and Washington Capitals.
The Blues' Kraft Hockeyville game against the Penguins will take place on Sept. 24 in Belle Vernon, Pa. at a time to be determined and their game against the Wild at Sprint Center will be at 7 p.m. on Sept. 28.
The Blues will have three home games at Scottrade Center, on Sept. 20 against the Blue Jackets, Sept. 23 against the Stars and Oct. 1, a 2 p.m. matinee against the Capitals.
The NHL is expected to announce home openers at 11 a.m. (CT) on June 21 and the full regular-season schedule at 2 p.m. (CT) on June 22.
BLUES PRESEASON SCHEDULE
19 -- at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
20 -- COLUMBUS, 7 p.m.
22 -- at Washington, 6 p.m.
23 -- DALLAS, 7 p.m.
24 -- vs. Pittsburgh at Belle Vernon, Pa., TBA
26 -- at Columbus, 6 p.m.
28 -- vs. Minnesota at Kansas City, 7 p.m.
1 -- WASHINGTON, 2 p.m.
By Lou Korac. Get the latest Blues News from St. Louis' NHL.com beat writer.
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