Capitals to have 15 nationally-televised games
The Capitals will face have 15 games televised nationally next season, NBC and the team announced on Monday.
Washington’s first nationally televised game will be a home game against the Pittsburgh Penguins Oct. 11 on NBC Sports Network. The Penguins, of course, knocked the Capitals out of the playoffs in the second round en route to winning the Stanley Cup.
The Capitals will have 13 games televised on NBC Sports Network and two games on NBC.
Washington’s two NBC games are Jan. 21 at 12:30 p.m. against the Philadelphia Flyers and March 3 at 8 p.m. against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Maple Leafs game will be part of the NHL’s outdoor stadium series and the teams will play at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland.