The Portland Winterhawks will open the 2016-17 season with six preseason games, beginning Friday, September 2. Three games will take place in Everett, and the other three will be played in Kennewick. The full preseason schedule is as follows:
Friday, September 2 vs. Tri-City Americans in Everett, WA, 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, September 3 vs. Spokane Chiefs in Everett, WA, 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, September 4 vs. Everett Silvertips in Everett, WA, 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 8 vs. Everett Silvertips in Kennewick, WA, 3:00 p.m.
Friday, September 9 vs. Prince George Cougars in Kennewick, WA, 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, September 10 vs. Kootenay Ice in Kennewick, WA, 11:00 a.m.
The 2016-17 regular season schedule will be released at a later date.