The National Hockey League announced today the 2018 Stanley Cup Eastern Conference quarterfinals broadcast information between the Washington Capitals and the Columbus Blue Jackets, which begins Thursday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Capital One Arena. Games 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be televised on NBC Sports Washington and streamed live on NBCSportsWashington.com and the NBC Sports app. Broadcast information for Games 5, 6 and 7, if necessary, will be announced at a later date.
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NBC Sports Washington will surround all seven potential first-round games with more than two hours of live Capitals news, analysis and commentary. NBC Sports Washington will expand its gameday coverage to include live Capitals news, analysis, commentary and entertainment. Caps FaceOff will be presented for a half hour leading into pregame show Caps GameTime. After games, Caps Overtime will extend postgame coverage for up to an hour following Caps Extra. The shows will be fan-focused, allowing Caps fans to participate in coverage of the day's most compelling topics and storylines.
All Capitals playoff games will broadcast on 106.7 The Fan (when not conflicting with Washington Nationals baseball) and on 99.1 FM WDCH, and on the 24-hour radio channel, Caps Radio 24/7, devoted specifically to the Capitals. In addition to broadcasting all games, Caps Radio 24/7 will continue to provide instant news and access to the Capitals, including live game audio, exclusive Capitals playoff-related hockey content throughout the day. The channel is available through the Caps Mobile App by accessing the "Caps Radio 24/7" button at the bottom of the home screen, through WashingtonCaps.com and also through TuneIn radio, a free app that helps people find and listen to music, sports, news and talk content on the web.
The following is the complete Capitals playoff television schedule in the Washington/Baltimore area for the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Columbus Blue Jackets:
Thursday, April 12, 7:30 p.m. Columbus at Washington - NBCSW, USA, SN360, TVA Sports
Sunday, April 15, 7:30 p.m. Columbus at Washington - NBCSW, NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports
Tuesday, April 17, 7:30 p.m. Washington at Columbus - NBCSW, NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports
Thursday, April 19, 7:30 p.m. Washington at Columbus - NBCSW, USA, SN, TVA Sports
*Saturday, April 21, TBD Columbus at Washington - TBD
*Monday, April 23, TBD Washington at Columbus - TBD
*Wednesday, April 25, TBD Columbus at Washington - TBD