After beating the Boston Bruins 2-1 on Sunday, Washington Capitals have won seed three and will play against the New York Islanders number six in the first round of the knockout rounds.
Games One of the series is Wednesday at 3pm. The first five games of the series will air on NBC Sports Washington.
Below is the full schedule.
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– Washington Capital (@Capitals) August 10, 2020
Battle 1: Wednesday, August 12 at 3 pm
Match 2: Friday, August 1
Match 3: Sunday, August 15 at 12 midnight
Match 4: Tuesday, August 18 at 8:00 pm
* Game 5: Thursday, August 20 (TBD time)
* Match 6: Saturday, August 22 (TBD time)
* Match 7: Sunday, August 23 (TBD time)
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The National Hockey League today announced the 2020 Stanley Cup Round 1 match schedule and the broadcast between Washington Capital and New York Islanders, starting at 3pm Wednesday, May 12. 8 at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. Matches 1, 2, 3, 4 and, if necessary, 5 will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington and live on MyTeams and NBCSportsWashington.com. Broadcast information for Games 6 and 7, if necessary, will be announced at a later date.
NBC Sports Washington will surround all potential first seven matches with at least two hours of Capitals news, analysis and live commentary. Caps Pregame Live and Caps Postgame Live will continue to be available in one-hour formats, which will also be available for live streaming on the MyTeams app and NBCSportsWashington.com.
All Capitals playoff matches will be broadcast on 106.7 The Fan (when not in conflict with the Washington Nationals baseball team) and on 94.7 FM The Drive, and on 24-hour radio, Caps Radio 24 / 7, dedicated to Capitals. In addition to broadcasting all games, Caps Radio 24/7 will continue to provide instant news and access to Capitals, including live game audio, exclusive playoff related hockey content Capitals rights throughout the day. Channels are available through the Caps Mobile App by accessing the “Caps Radio 24/7” button at the bottom of the home screen, through WashingtonCaps.com and also through TuneIn, a free app that helps people find and listen. music, sports, news and web talk content.
Capitals – champions of the Metropolitan Division will face the New York Islanders in the eight knockout round and for the first time since Washington beat the New York Islanders in seven games in 2015. Capitals ended the 2019 season. -20 with a record of 41- Record of 20-8, declaring the Metropolitan Division for the fifth consecutive season. The Capitals became the eighth franchise in NHL history to win five consecutive championships and the first since Anaheim Ducks from 2012-13 to 2016-17. With 90 points in 69 games before the 2019-20 season shortened, the capital is once again on track to reach the 100 point mark.