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Flames release 2021 pre-season schedule

The Calgary Flames announced their pre-season calendar for the 2021-22 season on Tuesday morning. The exhibition slate will be eight games, including four at the friendly confines of the Scotiabank Saddledome.

The eight games on the docket are:

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  • Sept. 26 – vs. Edmonton
  • Sept. 27 – at Vancouver (in Abbotsford, BC)
  • Sept. 29 – vs. Seattle
  • Oct. 1 – vs. Vancouver
  • Oct. 2 – at Seattle (in Kent, WA)
  • Oct. 4 – at Edmonton
  • Oct. 6 – at Winnipeg
  • Oct. 8 – vs. Winnipeg

At this point, the expectation is that the pre-season schedule will be conducted before live, actual fans – the announcement release notes that “Tickets on sale dates for pre-season games will be announced at a later date.” The Flames haven’t played before actual, paying crowds since the pandemic began in March 2020.