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The Capitals will return to a city that means so much to the franchise when they take the ice Wednesday night against the Las Vegas Golden Knights for just the second time in T-Mobile Arena since winning the Stanley Cup in 2018.
Washington is fresh off an impressive victory over the Colorado Avalanche, the NHL's best team. The Knights come in off two straight losses and are currently trailing Dallas by four points for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
Here's how to watch Capitals vs Knights...
CAPITALS VS. GOLDEN KNIGHTS HOW TO WATCH
What: Washington Capitals vs. Vegas Golden Knights
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
When: Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at 10 p.m. ET
TV Channel: Capitals vs. Golden Knights will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington (NBC Sports channel finder)
CAPITALS VS. GOLDEN KNIGHTS TV SCHEDULE
9:30 p.m. Caps Pregame Live (LIVE)
10:00 p.m. Capitals vs. Golden Knights (LIVE)
12:30 a.m. Caps Postgame Live (LIVE)
CAPITALS VS. GOLDEN KNIGHTS WHAT TO WATCH
From NBC Sports Washington's Andrew Gillis:
Whenever the Capitals have found themselves in a lineup bind this season, the solution has often been Conor Sheary. He’s played on the top line with Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov and was expected to contribute offensively. He’s played on the fourth line with Nic Dowd and Garnet Hathaway and was expected to play against other teams’ top lines...Read more.
From NBC Sports Washington's J.J. Regan:
With six games left to go in the regular season for the Capitals, three teams have started to emerge from the Eastern Conference pack as the three most likely first-round matchups for Washington. The Caps have clinched a playoff berth and currently sit in the second wild card spot, but still within reach of the top wild card spot or third place in the Metropolitan Division."...Read more.
CAPITALS VS. GOLDEN KNIGHTS PLAYERS TO WATCH
Capitals: Alex Ovechkin, LW (74 games, 48 goals, 87 points): Even at age 36, Alex Ovechkin remains must-see TV every time he touches the ice. He's fourth in the league in goals and is tied for the third-most power play goals. Keep an eye on No. 8 on Wednesday night.
Golden Knights: Jonathan Marchessault, C (71 games, 29 goals, 64 points): Marchessault headlines the Golden Knights' offensive attack, as he leads Vegas in goals and ranks second on the team in assists. The Capitals must slow Marchessault in order to leave Sin City with a victory.