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Capitals Announce 2016-17 Preseason Schedule

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have released their 2016-17 preseason schedule, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. The schedule will feature seven games against four opponents and will include three games at Verizon Center.

The Capitals will open their preseason schedule against the Carolina Hurricanes on Sept. 26 at Verizon Center. Washington will travel to Montreal on Sept. 27 then Bridgeport, Conn., to face the Islanders on Oct. 1 before hosting the Blues on Oct. 3. The Capitals will then travel to Kansas City, Mo., to face the Blues on Oct. 5 and Raleigh on Oct. 7 to play the Hurricanes. Washington will conclude its preseason schedule at home against the Islanders on Oct. 9.

The Capitals were 5-0-2 in the preseason in 2015-16 and their all-time preseason record is 157-118-33-12.

All preseason games will be carried via and Caps Radio 24/7, with selected games to be broadcast on 106.7 The Fan. The full preseason broadcast schedule and the complete 2016-17 NHL regular season schedule will be released at a later date.

The complete preseason schedule is listed below:


Date                                                    Opponent                Location                                                  Time

Mon., Sept. 26                                      vs. Carolina             Verizon Center                                          7 p.m.  

Tues., Sept. 27                                       at Montreal               Bell Centre                                                 7:30 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 1                                            at NY Islanders          Webster Bank Arena (Bridgeport, Conn.)      7 p.m.

Mon., Oct. 3                                         vs. St. Louis             Verizon Center                                          7 p.m.

Wed., Oct. 5                                          at St. Louis               Sprint Center (Kansas City, Mo.)                  8 p.m.

Fri., Oct. 7                                            at Carolina                PNC Arena                                                7 p.m.

Sun., Oct. 9                                          vs. NY Islanders       Verizon Center                                          5 p.m.


All Times Eastern

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