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Caps Clash with Canes in Carolina

Washington plays its second road preseason game in as many nights, and the first of two September exhibitions against its Metro Division rival from the south

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

September 21 vs. Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena

Time: 7:30 p.m.

TV: NBCSW

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7

A week after their first day on the ice at their 2018 training camp, the Caps will play the fourth of their seven preseason contests. They will take a short flight to Raleigh on Friday for the first of two exhibition games against Metropolitan Division rival Carolina. The Caps will host the Hurricanes a week from Friday at Capital One Arena in the rematch.

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2018 Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals to Host Rock the Red Carpet

The Washington Capitals will host Rock the Red Carpet on F Street in front of Capital One Arena from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals will host Rock the Red Carpet on F Street in front of Capital One Arena from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3, prior to the Capitals Banner Raising Night presented by GEICO. The Capitals open the 2018-19 season presented by Capital One Bank by hosting the Boston Bruins at 7:30 p.m. that evening.

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Canadiens Take Down Caps, 5-2

Washington drops its third straight preseason game, falling behind early against the Canadiens in Quebec City on Thursday

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

Nearly a quarter century after their last visit to Quebec City, the Caps returned here on Thursday night to face the Montreal Canadiens in a preseason contest. Washington was sluggish out of the gates, and it dropped its second straight 5-2 exhibition decision to the Habs.

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Caps First Line Back On the Ice

The Capitals top scoring line will resume its position on the ice Thursday against the Montreal Canadiens

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Capitals will give their trusted first line - Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Tom Wilson - an opportunity to recapture its playoff chemistry before the start of the new season.

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Washington Capitals Announce So Kids Can Starting Lineup Auction

Winner to announce the starting lineup in the Caps locker room on Sept. 30

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and the Elliot in the Morning Show announced today the third-consecutive So Kids Can Starting Lineup Auction. The auction features the opportunity for the winner to meet Capitals head coach Todd Reirden and determine the starting lineup. The winner will then announce the starters to the team in the Capitals locker room prior to the preseason game against the St. Louis Blues on Sunday, Sept. 30. 

All proceeds will benefit The Heart of America Foundation. 

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Caps Take on Habs in Quebec City on Thursday Night

Washington heads north to Quebec for the first of three straight road preseason games

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / WashingtonCaps.com

September 20 vs. Montreal Canadiens at Videotron Center in Quebec City, Quebec

Time: 7:00 p.m.

TV: NBCSW

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7

With the 2018-19 season opener now less than two weeks away, the Caps are getting set for a pair of back-to-back road exhibition games to conclude the workweek. First up is a Thursday trip north of the border to face the Montreal Canadiens, a game that will be played at Quebec City's Videotron Center.

 

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Bruins Roll Over Caps, 5-2

Caps fall to Bruins in first of three home preseason games in 2018 training camp

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

The Caps played their first game on F St. in more than three months on Tuesday night, but it mattered much less than the last game they played at Capital One Arena, Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on June 4. Facing the Boston Bruins in their home preseason opener, the Caps fell behind early and were never able to get a lead. They dropped a 5-2 decision to the Bruins.

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Capitals Prospect Gets Big Break with First-Line Nod

Axel Jonsson-Fjallby is looking to show speed, physicality in NHL preseason debut

by Zach Shapiro @ShapZach / WashingtonCaps.com

Preseason may not count in the win-loss column, but it counts for rookies. Tuesday night, a young Capitals prospect will get his first live-action NHL opportunity.

Axel Jonsson-Fjallby, Washington's 20-year old Swedish forward who signed last May, will start on the first line in the preseason home opener against the Boston Bruins, slotted with T.J. Oshie and fellow Swede Nicklas Backstrom, his childhood hockey idol.

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Designing a Playground with Tom Wilson

Tom Wilson Participates in MSE Foundation's KaBOOM! Playground Design Day at Bright Beginnings

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson participated in a playground designing session with three- to five-year-old children from Bright Beginnings in southeast Washington, D.C., on Sept. 17. Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation, the charitable arm of the Washington Capitals, is funding an MSE-themed playground in partnership with KaBOOM! to be built at the Bright Beginnings Pre-K 3/4 Center in November. The play space will feature logos from the Washington Capitals, Wizards and Mystics, along with the Capital City Go-Go.

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Caps Host B's in Exhibition Home Opener

Two days after opening the preseason with a 2-1 shootout loss to the Bruins in Boston, the Caps play host to the B's in a rematch in the District

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / WashingtonCaps.com

September 18 vs. Boston Bruins at Capital One Arena

Time: 7:00 p.m.

TV: NBCSW

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7

On Sunday afternoon in Boston, the Capitals played the first of seven preseason games in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Bruins. On Tuesday night in the District, the Caps and B's will hook up in a rematch in the first of Washington's three home exhibition games.

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