Coming off the strangest season in franchise and WHL history, the Tri-City Americans over the last week have made some announcements.

First, 3 20-year-old players will not be on the roster for camp this summer. June16th, the Americans said Booker Daniel, Edge Lambert, and Bryan McAndrews were all released by the club.

WHL teams can only carry 3 20's, as they are called in the league, overage players, and they still have several others on the roster. Collectively, the three combined to play 48 games for the team.

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The team also announced its pre-season schedule which will open on the road in Everett at the Angel of the Winds Arena. Here's the team's pre-season schedule:

EVERETT TOURNAMENT – Angel of the Winds Arena (Everett, WA)

Saturday, September 11 // TC vs. EVT (6:00 PM)

Sunday, September 12 // TC vs. SEA (12:00 PM)


Friday, September 17 // EVT vs. TC (7:05 PM)

Saturday, September 18 // POR vs. TC (6:05)

Sunday, September 19 // SPO vs. TC (4:05)


Friday, September 24 // TC vs. SPO (7:05) – Veterans Memorial Arena (Spokane, WA)

Saturday, September 25 // SPO vs. TC (6:05) – Toyota Center (Kennewick, WA)

Then the season home opener will take place Oct. 1st vs. Portland, the rest of the schedule coming soon. According to the American's website, the schedule of 68 games will not feature any "interlocking" between the Eastern and Western Conferences whatever that means. Keep watching here and checking for more schedule details.


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