The Washington Capitals have released their 2021-22 preseason schedule, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. The schedule will feature six games against three opponents and will include three games at Capital One Arena.
The Capitals will open their preseason schedule against the Boston Bruins on Sept. 26 at Capital One Arena, which will start a two-game preseason homestand that will additionally feature the New Jersey Devils on Sept. 29. Washington will then face the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on Oct. 2 to kick off a three-game road trip that concludes on Oct. 6 against Boston at TD Garden. The Capitals will then return to Capital One Arena to host Philadelphia on Oct. 8 to conclude their preseason.
The Capitals did not play a preseason game during the 2020-21 season, but were 5-1-0 in the preseason in 2019-20. Washington's all-time preseason record is 170-128-33-16.
The full preseason broadcast schedule and the complete 2021-22 NHL regular season schedule will be released at a later date.
The complete preseason schedule is listed below:
|Date ||Opponent ||Location ||Time |
|Sun. Sept 26 ||vs. Boston ||Capital One Arena ||5 p.m. |
|Wed. Sept 29 ||vs. New Jersey ||Capital One Arena ||7 p.m. |
|Sat. Oct 2 ||at Philadelphia ||Wells Fargo Center ||7 p.m. |
|Mon. Oct 4 ||at New Jersey ||Prudential Center ||7 p.m. |
|Wed. Oct 6 ||at Boston ||TD Garden ||7 p.m. |
|Fri. Oct 8 ||vs. Philadelphia ||Capital One Arena ||7 p.m. |