NBC Selects Capitals/Penguins Game on Sunday, February 7 as NHL's Gameof the Week
/ Washington Capitals
ARLINGTON, Va. - NBC announced today that it has selected the Washington
Capitals' game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday, Feb. 7, at Verizon Center, as the NHL's Game of the Week as part of the NHL's and NBC's flexible scheduling policy. The matchup, which will be broadcast in high-definition, will start at 12 p.m.
Sunday's broadcast will be Washington's fifth nationally televised game of the season, as four have already been broadcast on Versus. In its fifth season as the network broadcast partner of the NHL, NBC has the option to choose its regular-season Sunday afternoon broadcasts. This is the first Capitals game to be broadcast on NBC this season.