The Capitals will be on NBC Sports Washington again this season! The Caps announced that the local station will cover 77 games, including pre- and post-Game shows (which will now include Jason Rogers of Japers’ Rink Fame).
From the press announcement today:
NBCSW’s live coverage, including pregame and postgame shows, will continue to available to stream via NBCSportsWashington.com and the NBC Sports app. NBCSW’s live games will be led by Emmy Award-winning play-by-play announcer Joe Beninati, game analyst Craig Laughlin and reporter Al Koken, who are entering their 22nd consecutive season together. Analyst Alan May will again contribute regularly to game coverage. Caps Pregame Live and Caps Postgame Live will be led by May and Rob Carlin, with regular appearances by Brent Johnson. Caps FaceOff Live and Caps Overtime will be hosted by 106.7 the Fan’s Grant Paulsen and Johnson, as well as other contributors.
They also announced the full round-up of local Caps-related coverage planned for the season:
The Capitals Radio Network will provide live audio of every game this season. 106.7 The Fan, one of the region’s strongest radio signals, will again serve as the flagship station, with WFED 1500 AM and Caps Radio 24/7, the team’s 24-hour streaming audio channel, continuing as AM and online homes of the Capitals Radio Network, respectively. The Capitals Radio Network includes 14 different stations throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, from Pennsylvania to North Carolina. Play-by-play announcer John Walton will return for his eighth season calling the action, while former Capital Ken Sabourin enters his 16th season as analyst.
Capitals Radio Network coverage will include 15 minutes of pregame and 30 minutes of postgame coverage, highlighted by player interviews and live audio of head coach Todd Reirden’s postgame press conference. The pregame and postgame shows will be hosted by Ben Raby.
Caps Radio will still provide great coverage available of Hershey Bears and Stingrays games too:
Caps Radio 24/7 also streams live audio of select Hershey Bears and South Carolina Stingrays games, as well as Caps Talk. Hosted by Raby weekdays from 4 to 6 p.m., Caps Talk features the latest news and interviews with players, coaches and media members. Caps Radio 24/7 also includes round-the-clock news updates, player interviews and music selected by players, coaches, fans and staff. Caps Radio 24/7 can be accessed, free of charge, via the Caps Mobile App radio button, the TuneIn radio app and online at CapsRadio24/7.com.
NBC previously announced that they would provide coverage of four games while NBCSN will air eight games.
And in case you missed it:
Some people don't know this, but I've never made a cent from any of this hockey stuff. I do it because that's what you do if you want to make it.
— Jason Rogers (@HeyJayJRogers) September 11, 2018
The full broadcast schedule: