The regular season has come to an end, and it’s official: the Capitals will begin their quest for back-to-back Cups with a first-round matchup against their longtime Southeast and Metropolitan rivals, the Carolina Hurricanes.
The playoffs begin Wednesday, April 10, but we’ll have to wait until the following night before the first-ever postseason meeting between these two teams gets underway at Capital One Arena.
Here’s the full schedule:
Round 1 vs. CAR
|1||Thursday||April 11||7:30 p.m.||Capital One Arena||NBCSW, USA, SN360, TVA Sports|
|2||Saturday||April 13||3:00 p.m.||Capital One Arena||NBCSW, NBC, SN, TVA Sports|
|3||Monday||April 15||7:00 p.m.||PNC Arena||NBCSW, CNBC, SN, TVA Sports|
|4||Thursday||April 18||7:00 p.m.||PNC Arena||NBCSW, SN360, TVA Sports|
|5*||Saturday||April 20||TBD||Capital One Arena||TBD|
|6*||Monday||April 22||TBD||PNC Arena||TBD|
|7*||Wednesday||April 24||TBD||Capital One Arena||TBD|