Capitals 2014-15 Schedule Highlights

Patrick Smith

A look at some key dates, interesting matchups and other highlights during the upcoming season.

A few dates to circle on the Caps' 2014-15 slate of regular season games:

  • October 9 - Home opener vs. Montreal
  • October 22-26 - first West Coast road trip (Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver)
  • First Metropolitan Division visits to DC:
    • October 16 - New Jersey
    • November 8 - Carolina
    • November 11 - Columbus
    • November 28 - NY Islanders
    • January 14 - Pittsburgh
    • February 8 - Philadelphia
    • March 11 - NY Rangers
  • January 1 - Caps host the Blackhawks in the Winter Classic
  • January 16 - Barry Trotz returns to Nashville
  • January 23-25 - All Star Weekend in Columbus
  • February 1 - Super Bowl Sunday game against the Blues
  • February 3 - Caps visit LA to face the defending Stanley Cup Champs
  • April 11 - Regular-season finale against the Rangers
Other stats and facts:
  • 16 sets of back-to-back games, seven in the first half of the season (including three sets in November) and nine in the back half
  • Longest homestand of the season is a five-game stretch from March 5-15, as the Caps will host the Wild, Sabres, Rangers, Stars and Bruins
  • Longest road trip of the season is a four-game run from February 11-17, when the Caps head out to California for three (facing the Sharks, Kings and Ducks) before returning back east for a date with the Penguins
  • Seven road trips of at least three games
  • Three home stands of at least three games
  • Breakdown by day:
    • Sunday- 11 games (6 home, 5 away)
    • Monday- 4 games (2 home, 2 away)
    • Tuesday- 14 games (7 home, 7 away)
    • Wednesday- 10 games (6 home, 4 away)
    • Thursday- 14 games (7 home, 7 away)
    • Friday- 7 games (4 home, 3 away)
    • Saturday- 22 games (9 home, 13 away)

And finally, a quick reminder (via the NHL) of how the games will shake out this season:

Within Conference (Division): 30 games
* 5 games vs. two teams (3 Home/2 Away vs. one team, 2 Home/3 Away vs. one team) AND 4 games vs. five teams (2 Home/2 Away). Teams rotated on a yearly basis.
* 5 x 2 =10 games
* 4 x 5 = 20 games

Within Conference (Non-Division): 24 games
* 3 games vs. each team (2 Home/1 Away vs. four teams, 1 Home/2 Away vs. four teams). Teams rotated on a yearly basis.
* 3 x 8 = 24 games

Non-Conference: 28 games
* 2 games vs. each team (1 Home/1 Away)
* 2 x 14 = 28 games

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