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Capitals @ Penguins Game Thread

The Caps hit the road to open the season, and prepare to take on the last team to beat them in 2015-16

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Next Game:

Thursday, October 13, 8:00 PM EST
PPG Paints Arena
Broadcast Info: NBCSN; WFED-1500, Capitals Radio 24/7
  • Previews of tonight's nationally televised fight with the (Stanley Cup Banner-raising) Flightless Fowl from Vogs (plus game notes), CSNMA, NVC, AP and Peerless, and check out our SB Nation buddies at PensBurgh for the other side of tonight's match-up.
    • Monumental announced that radio coverage for all Caps and Wizards games will be broadcast this season on WFED 1500 AM, and all Caps games will simulcast online at CapsRadio 24/7 (also available thru the Caps page on the NHL app). Tonight's game will only be available online or via the app. [Caps Today, WaPo, RMNB]
    • Coach has a plan for his squad for the banner-raising ceremony, but he's not divulging it. Yet. [CSNMA]
    • The Pens will be skating without two of their starters, with Sidney Crosby sidelined with a concussion, and forward Bryan Rust recovering from... a mystery injury. [CSNMA, S&S, PPG]
    • With Crosby out, Matt Cullen is moving up to 1C. [PPG]
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