Stadium Series, home opener among Caps’ 13 national broadcasts originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington
Washington’s first game will be one of 13 contests broadcast on national TV this season with five games airing on TNT (four exclusively) and another eight on ABC/ESPN. The Capitals’ Jan. 24 matchup with the defending Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche will be available via streaming platforms ESPN+ and Hulu.
All 81 other games will be available with a valid cable subscription, including NBC Sports Washington’s broadcasts with staple commentators Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin in the booth. The full schedule for local broadcasts will be announced at a later date.
Also among the Capitals’ national broadcasts this season is their NHL Stadium Series game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Feb. 18. That game will air on ESPN with puck drop scheduled for 8 p.m. ET at NC State's Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Here is a full list of the Capitals’ games on national broadcasts this season:
Wednesday, Oct. 12 — Capitals vs. Bruins, 7 p.m. ET, TNT
Wednesday, Nov. 9 — Capitals vs. Penguins, 7:30 p.m. ET, TNT
Sunday, Nov. 13 — Capitals at Lightning, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Wednesday, Nov. 23 — Capitals vs. Flyers, 7:30 p.m. ET, TNT
Thursday, Jan. 5 — Capitals at Blue Jackets, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Tuesday, Jan. 24 — Capitals at Avalanche, 9 p.m. ET, ESPN+/Hulu
Saturday, Feb. 11 — Capitals at Bruins, 3:30 p.m. ET, ABC/ESPN+
Saturday, Feb. 18 — NHL Stadium Series: Capitals at Hurricanes, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN
Saturday, Feb. 25 — Capitals vs. Rangers, 1 p.m. ET, ABC/ESPN+
Tuesday, March 14 — Capitals at Rangers, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN
Saturday, March 25 — Capitals at Penguins, 8 p.m. ET, ABC/ESPN+
Wednesday, March 29 — Capitals vs. Islanders, 7:30 p.m. ET, TNT
Sunday, April 2 — Capitals vs. Rangers, 1 p.m. ET, TNT