It's become a big pre-season event in the Western Hockey League.

Starting this Wednesday, September 9th,  the Red Lion Hotels Tri-City Americans pre-season tournament kicks off at the Toyota Center, bringing in a number of WHL teams the Am's will see this season.

Here's a look at the activities coming:

Wednesday, September 9
7:05 p.m. – Red Lion Hotels Pre-Season Tournament: Portland Winterhawks vs. Prince George Cougars
 
Thursday, September 10
11 a.m. – Red Lion Hotels Pre-Season Tournament: Everett Silvertips vs. Prince George Cougars
3 p.m. – Red Lion Hotels Pre-Season Tournament: Portland Winterhawks vs. Spokane Chiefs
7:05 p.m. – Red Lion Hotels Pre-Season Tournament: Kootenay Ice vs. Tri-City Americans
 
Friday, September 11
11 a.m. – Red Lion Hotels Pre-Season Tournament: Everett Silvertips vs. Portland Winterhawks
3 p.m. – Red Lion Hotels Pre-Season Tournament: Kootenay Ice vs. Seattle Thunderbirds
7:05 p.m. – Red Lion Hotels Pre-Season Tournament: Red Deer Rebels vs. Tri-City Americans
 
Saturday, September 12
11 a.m. – Red Lion Hotels Pre-Season Tournament: Kootenay Ice vs. Prince George Cougars

3 p.m. – Red Lion Hotels Pre-Season Tournament: Red Deer Rebels vs. Spokane Chiefs

7:05 p.m. – Red Lion Hotels Pre-Season Tournament: Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Tri-City Americans
  The schedule, of course, is subject to change if needed.  Special pre-season tickets are available through the Americans office, call (509)-736-0606.  Get yours and come watch as the Americans assemble their squad for the 2015-16 season, and spend the week squaring off against the best in the Western Hockey League.