Remember when we didn’t even think there’d be a season this year? Remember when we though the Caps would miss the playoffs? Silly us.
The NHL has finally released the schedule for the first round of the playoffs between the Caps and the New York Rangers. The series doesn’t start until Thursday.
Thursday, May 2 7:30 p.m. NY Rangers at Washington
Saturday, May 4 12:30 p.m. NY Rangers at Washington
Monday, May 6 7:30 p.m. Washington at NY Rangers
Wednesday, May 8 7:30 p.m. Washington at NY Rangers
*Friday, May 10 7:30 p.m. NY Rangers at Washington
*Sunday, May 12 TBD Washington at NY Rangers
*Monday, May 13 TBD NY Rangers at Washington
(* if needed)
UPDATE: The Caps have provided broadcast info below.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 28, 2013
Capitals Announce 2013 Stanley Cup Quarterfinal TV, Radio Information
Comcast SportsNet to Televise Games 1, 3, 4 and 5 in Washington/Baltimore Region
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals announced today the television and radio schedule for the 2013 Stanley Cup Conference Quarterfinal round against the New York Rangers, which begins Thursday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Games 1, 3, 4 and 5 will be televised exclusively on Comcast SportsNet in the Washington/Baltimore region, while Game 2 will air nationally on NBC. Games 1, 3 and 4 will also be televised to a national audience outside of the Washington/Baltimore region by NBC Sports Network. Television information for Games 6 and 7 will be announced at a later time along with the U.S. national television information for Game 5.
Comcast SportsNet will present Capitals Postgame Live immediately following all seven potential first-round games, regardless of the network carrying the game, and will air Capitals Central before each game televised by the network.
The Southeast Division champion and No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference, Washington will host Game 1, Game 2 and, if necessary Game 5 and 7 in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series.
All Capitals playoff games will also be broadcast on CBS Radio (WJFK 106.7 The Fan) and Hubbard Radio (WFED 1500) as well as on WashingtonCaps.com and on Caps Mobile apps. In addition to broadcasting the games, both stations will carry complete pre- and postgame shows.
The following is the complete Capitals playoff television schedule in the Washington/Baltimore area for round one of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series versus the New York Rangers:
SERIES C TIME (ET) #3 Washington vs. #6 NY Rangers Networks
Thursday, May 2 7:30 p.m. NY Rangers at Washington CSN, NBC Sports Network, TSN
Saturday, May 4 12:30 p.m. NY Rangers at Washington NBC, TSN
Monday, May 6 7:30 p.m. Washington at NY Rangers CSN, NBC Sports Network, TSN
Wednesday, May 8 7:30 p.m. Washington at NY Rangers CSN, NBC Sports Network, TSN
*Friday, May 10 7:30 p.m. NY Rangers at Washington CSN, TSN
*Sunday, May 12 TBD Washington at NY Rangers TBD
*Monday, May 13 TBD NY Rangers at Washington TBD