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Capitals vs. Hurricanes Playoff Schedule 2019: Round 1 Dates and Times

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The defense of the Cup begins Thursday 4/11

NHL: Washington Capitals at Carolina Hurricanes James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

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

Game Day Date Time Venue Broadcast Info
Game Day Date Time Venue Broadcast Info
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
*if necessary