After a 2-0-2 start to the season, the Capitals head to Nashville to face the Predators for the first time since January.
Washington has some serious baggage regarding Nashville. Does the 2013 Filip Forsberg trade ring a bell?
Now the Capitals look to get back on track after Tuesday's overtime loss to the Stars, while the Predators aim for their second win in as many games.
Both teams kept most of their roster from last year intact, though Nashville made the notable addition of free agent Matt Duchene back in July.
Oh, and Thursday is also Nicklas Backstrom's 900th career game.
Here is everything you need to know about Thursday night's game, which takes place at 8:00 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Washington.
CAPITALS at PREDATORS HOW TO WATCH
What: Washington Capitals at Nashville Predators, Game 5 of the 2019-20 NHL Regular Season
Where: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tenn.
When: 8:00 p.m. ET
TV Channel: The Capitals at Predators game will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington (NBC Sports channel finder)
Live Stream: You can live stream Capitals at Predators on NBC Sports Washington's live stream page.
Radio: Caps 24/7 Radio
CAPITALS at PREDATORS TV SCHEDULE
7:00 PM: Caps Faceoff Live
7:30 PM: Caps Pregame Live
8:00 PM: Capitals at Predators (LIVE)
10:30 PM: Caps Postgame Live
11:00 PM: D.C. Sports Live
11:30 PM: Caps Overtime Live
CAPITALS at PREDATORS INJURY REPORT:
D Michal Kempny, hamstring injury, day-to-day
CAPITALS at PREDATORS PLAYERS TO WATCH:
John Carlson, D, Capitals (1-4-5): Not only can Carlson make plays happen on the other end of the ice, but he's also one of Washington's most solid defensemen. In four games so far he's blocked nine shots -- the most of any Capitals player.
Alex Ovechkin, F, Capitals (1-1-2): Washington's captain hasn't scored since he netted the first goal of the Capitals' season against the Blues. In search of another 50-goal season, the winger is due.
Matt Duchene, C, Predators (0-6-6): A major offseason aquisition, Duchene has already proven to be a solid pickup for Nashville. With six points in as many games, the center and playmaker has continued to shine amongst the Predators' potent offense.
CAPITALS vs. PREDATORS SERIES HISTORY
Number of all-time Meetings: 29
All-Time Series Record: Predators lead 15-13-1
Last Meeting: Predators win 7-2 (1/15/19)
Last 10: Predators lead 8-2
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How to Watch: Capitals at Predators: Time, TV Channel, Live Stream originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington