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Capitals Preseason Game to be Broadcast on WashingtonCaps.com via B2Networks

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals

Fans can view tonight’s game free of charge


WASHINGTON, D.C. – After Tuesday’s planned broadcast was plagued by technical difficulties, the Washington Capitals will try again tonight to offer fans the first game in NHL history to be broadcast exclusively via broadband. The Capitals, through the efforts of B2 Networks, will offer the broadcast of tonight’s 7 p.m. preseason game against the Philadelphia Flyers live on WashingtonCaps.com.


The game can be seen free of charge on the Capitals’ website, WashingtonCaps.com. Fans will need a high-speed internet connection and Windows Media Player 9 or higher. Capitals’ radio network play-by-play announcer Steve Kolbe will call the game with former Capital Ken Sabourin providing analysis. Due to NHL broadcast restrictions, the game can only be viewed by fans living within the Capitals broadcast area.

B2 Networks is a provider of secure international television and video broadcasting systems, pay-per-view and billing systems. During the past 12 months, B2 has broadcast more than 3,000 hockey games from all levels including the championships from four leagues. B2 is the digital distribution rightsholder for the United Hockey League, American Hockey League, ECHL and USHL, along with baseball’s Northern League. B2 recently broadcast the National Lacrosse League championship to fans on four continents.
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