The Washington Capitals have released their 2018-19 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 against the Boston Bruins on Sept. 16 at TD Garden, then will return to Washington to host the Bruins on Sept. 18. Washington will then face the Montreal Canadiens in Quebec City on Sept. 20, followed by a visit to the Carolina Hurricanes on Sept. 21. The Capitals will then travel to St. Louis to face the Blues on Sept. 25 before closing the preseason with two home matchups against the Hurricanes and Blues on Sept. 28 and Sept. 30, respectively.
The Capitals were 2-5-0 in the preseason in 2017-18 and their all-time preseason record is 163-124-33-14.
All preseason games will be carried via WashingtonCaps.com and Caps Radio 24/7, with selected games to be broadcast on 106.7 The Fan. The full preseason broadcast schedule and the complete 2018-19 NHL regular season schedule will be released at a later date.
The complete preseason schedule is listed below:
|Date ||Opponent ||Location ||Time |
|Sun., Sept. 16 || ||at Boston ||TD Garden ||1:00 PM |
|Tues., Sept. 18 || ||vs. Boston ||Capital One Arena ||7:00 PM |
|Thurs., Sept. 20 || ||at Montreal ||Videotron Arena (Quebec City, Que.) ||7:00 PM |
|Fri., Sept. 21 || ||at Carolina ||PNC Arena ||7:30 PM |
|Tues., Sept. 25 || ||at St. Louis ||Enterprise Center ||7:00 PM |
|Fri., Sept. 28 || ||vs. Carolina ||Capital One Arena ||7:00 PM |
|Sun., Sept. 30 || ||vs. St. Louis ||Capital One Arena ||3:00 p.m. |
All Times Eastern