FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 23, 2020
NBC Sports Washington to Present Live Coverage of Lone Exhibition, First 2 Round-Robin Games; Final Game TBD
106.7 The Fan Continues as Capitals Radio Network Flagship Station; WFED 1500 AM and Caps Radio 24/7 to Serve as AM, Online Homes
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have announced television and radio broadcast information for the NHL’s return-to-play schedule preceding the Stanley Cup Playoffs, which includes one exhibition game and three round-robin tournament games at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.
NBC Sports Washington (NBCSW) will present live coverage of the Capitals’ lone exhibition game vs. Carolina on July 29 at 4 p.m., and the first two of three scheduled round-robin tournament games: at Tampa Bay on Aug. 3 at 4 p.m. and at Philadelphia on Aug. 6 (time TBD). The Capitals’ final round-robin appearance, vs. Boston on Aug. 9, will be assigned a start time and TV information on a later date.
NBCSW will present extended pregame and postgame shows surrounding all three round-robin games, regardless of TV assignment. All live coverage of the Capitals will continue to be available to stream on the MyTeams app and NBCSportsWashington.com.
As previously announced, NBCSN will televise the exhibition game and first round-robin matchup outside the Washington/Baltimore region. Playoff schedules will be determined at the conclusion of the NHL Stanley Cup Qualifiers.
Additionally, Monumental Sports Network (MSN) will provide live coverage of the Capitals intra-squad scrimmage, presented by Leidos, scheduled for Friday, July 24, at 4pm. The coverage will also be streamed live via the Capitals and NBCSW’s Twitter and Facebook platforms. An encore presentation of the coverage will also be televised on NBCSW on Monday, July 27 at 5:30 p.m.
The Capitals Radio Network will provide live audio of every game this season. 106.7 The Fan will again serve as the flagship station, with WFED 1500 AM and Caps Radio 24/7, the team’s 24-hour streaming audio channel, continuing as AM and online homes of the Capitals Radio Network, respectively. The Capitals Radio Network includes 14 different stations throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, from Pennsylvania to North Carolina.
DATE OPPONENT TIME TV
July 29 vs. Carolina 4 p.m. ET NBCSW, NBCSN*
Regular Season –
Aug. 3 at Tampa Bay 4 p.m. ET NBCSW, NBCSN*
Aug. 6 at Philadelphia TBD NBCSW
Aug. 9 vs. Boston TBD TBD
*Subject to blackout in the Washington/Baltimore region