The Everett Silvertips begin preseason play today by hosting the Holiday Inn Pre-Season Classic at Comcast Arena. The tournament runs Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1 and features the following WHL teams: Seattle Thunderbirds, Tri City Americans, Portland Winterhawks, Spokane Chiefs and Victoria Royals.

Here s the schedule:

Friday, August 30:

11:30amSeattle Thunderbirds vs. Tri City Americans

3:00pmPortland Winterhawks vs. Spokane Chiefs

7:00pmEverett Silvertips vs. Victoria Royals

Saturday, August 31:

11:30amTri City Americans vs. Portland Winterhawks

3:00pmSeattle Thunderbirds vs. Victoria Royals

7:00pmEverett Silvertips vs. Spokane Chiefs

Sunday, September 1:

11:30amTri City Americans vs. Victoria Royals

3:00pmSpokane Chiefs vs. Seattle Thunderbirds

7:00pmEverett Silvertips vs. Portland Winterhawks

For more information about the Holiday Inn Pre-Season Classic and the rest of the pre-season schedule, please click here.

The Silvertips will launch the 2013-2014 regular season on Saturday, September 23 by welcoming the Prince George Cougars to Comcast Arena. The puck drops at 7:05pm. Please click here for the complete 2013-2014 regular season schedule. To keep up with all of the teams in the Western Hockey League, visit the WHL's website.

For more information about the Everett Silvertips, including promotion nights, season ticket options or to buy single game tickets, visit the Tips website: www.everettsilvertips.com

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