ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals have released their 2017-18 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 Capital One Arena.
The Capitals will open their preseason schedule with two straight road games. Washington will face the New Jersey Devils on Sept. 18 at Prudential Center then the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre on Sept. 20. The Capitals will return to Capital One Arena for their first of three straight home games on Sept. 22 against the St. Louis Blues. Washington will then face the Carolina Hurricanes on Sept. 23 and New Jersey on Sept. 27 at Capital One Arena. The Capitals will conclude their preseason schedule against Carolina at PNC Arena on Sept. 29 and St. Louis on Oct. 1 at Scottrade Center.
The Capitals were 4-1-2 in the preseason in 2016-17 and their all-time preseason record is 161-119-33-14.
All preseason games will be carried via WashingtonCaps.com and Caps Radio 24/7, with selected games to be broadcast on the Capitals Radio Network. The full preseason broadcast schedule and the complete 2017-18 NHL regular-season schedule will be released at a later date.
The complete preseason schedule is listed below:
|Date ||Opponent ||Location ||Time |
|Mon., Sept. 18 || ||at New Jersey ||Prudential Center ||7:00 PM |
|Wed., Sept. 20 || ||at Montreal ||Bell Centre ||7:00 PM |
|Fri., Sept. 22 || ||vs. St. Louis ||Capital One Arena ||7:00 PM |
|Sat., Sept. 23 || ||vs. Carolina ||Capital One Arena ||7:00 PM |
|Wed., Sept. 27 || ||vs. New Jersey ||Capital One Arena ||7:00 PM |
|Fri., Sept. 29 || ||at Carolina ||PNC Arena ||7:30 PM |
|Sun., Oct. 1 || ||at St. Louis ||Scottrade Center ||TBD |
All Times Eastern