As Andrew wrote previously, the Aeros will hold a few days of camp in Minnesota, just to give those hockey-hungry Wild fans a little love. Then they head to Houston, have a handful of (out of town) pre-season games, and a week of practice before the season begins in earnest.
Unlike most seasons, there will be no waiting for the top players to come down from Minnesota while a bunch of other guys basically get a try-out. What you see is what you get... at least once you get to see them. Personally, that week of practice between the pre-season games and regular season are the ones I'd head to. That's when they're gearing up for the real deal, testing line combos, etc. Gimme gimme.
Anyway, here's the schedule, which starts in Minnesota (and based on Twitter, sounds like guys are already convening on the Xcel Energy Center):
Is anybody else anxious enough for the season to drive to Austin on a week night for the first pre-season game? Thinking my travel mojo is better saved up for games that matter, but it's tempting. I'm dying to see something besides Stanley Cup reruns and rec league.