After defeating the Boston Bruins 2-1 on Sunday, the Washington capitals won seed number three and will play Islanders Island New York with six seeds in the first round of the playoffs.
Game One of the series is Wednesday at 3 p.m. The first five games of the series will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington.
The full schedule is below.
See you on Wednesday # ALLCAPS pic.twitter.com/cyzGJvsww9
– Washington Capitals (@Capital) August 10, 2020
Game 1: Wednesday, August 12 at 3 PM
Game 2: Friday, August 1
Game 3: Sunday, August 15 at 12 PM
Game 4: Tuesday, August 18 at 8 PM
* Game 5: Thursday, August 20 (TBD time)
* Game 6: Saturday, August 22 (TBD time)
* Game 7: Sunday, August 23 (TBD time)
* if necessary
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The National Hockey League today announced the Stanley 2020 First Round play-off schedule and broadcast information between the capitals of Washington and the New York Islands, which starts on Wednesday, August 12 at 3pm at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. Games 1, 2, 3, 4, and if necessary, 5 will be televised on NBC Sports Washington and broadcast live on MyTeams and NBCSportsWashington.com. Broadcast information for Games 6 and 7, if required, will be announced at a later date.
NBC Sports Washington will cover all seven possible first-round games with at least two hours of live news, analysis and commentary from Capital. Caps Pregame Live and Caps Postgame Live will continue to feature one-hour extended formats, which will also be available for live streaming on the MyTeams app and NBCSportsWashington.com.
All Capitals games will be broadcast on 106.7 The Fan (when not in conflict with Washington Nationals baseball) and 94.7 FM on The Drive, and on the 24-hour radio channel, Caps Radio 24/7, dedicated to the capitals. In addition to broadcasting all games, Caps Radio 24/7 will continue to provide instant news and access to Capitals, including live audio games, exclusive game-related hockey content throughout the day. The channel is available through the Caps Mobile App by tapping the “Caps Radio 24/7” button at the bottom of the Home screen, via WashingtonCaps.com and also through TuneIn radio, a free app that helps people find and listen to music, sports, news and online chat content.
The Metropolitan Division Champions Capitals will face the New York Islanders in the playoffs eight times, and the first since Washington defeated the New York Islands in seven games in 2015. The Capitals finished the 2019-20 season with a record 41- Record 20-8, claiming the Metropolitan Division for the fifth consecutive season. Capitals became the eighth franchise in NHL history to win five consecutive division titles and the first since the Anaheim Ducks from 2012-13 to 2016-17. With 90 points in 69 games before the shortened season in the 2019-20 suspension, the Capitals were back in pace to reach the 100-point mark.