Washington Capitals Weekly: 31 October to 6 November 2016

The Caps have one more game in Canada (Jets) on Tuesday and they return to a re-match with the Jets on home ice on Thursday.   Check the times below for game and practice times.

Game Schedule

Tuesday, 1 November at the Winnipeg Jets, 8:00 pm on CSN-DC

Thursday, 3 November, the Winnipeg Jets at Verizon Center,  7 pm on CSN-DC

Saturday, 5 November, the Florida Panthers at Verizon Centers, 7 pm on CSN-DC

     (Hockey Fights Cancer auction concludes)

Practice/Morning Skate (Schedule subject to change)

Monday the Caps have a day off.

Tuesday Morning Skate at MTS Centre in Winnipeg (Closed)

Wednesday is another day off as they settle in back home.

Thursday Morning Skate at Caps Kettler Iceplex, 10:30 am

Friday Practice likely at Caps Kettler Iceplex, 11:30 am

Saturday Morning Skate at Caps Kettler Iceplex, 10:30 am

Sunday, we are betting they have the day off as has become the tradition.

Special Events

The players will don lavender sweaters for Hockey Fights Cancer during warm ups on 5 November. The shirts will bear the names of those people to whom the Caps dedicate the game. The jerseys, and other signed items, are part of the ongoing auction, which closes after the second period intermission. Click here to see how you can bid on these items. (Current top item is a jersey for $1,000 and lowest is a $50 signed puck)

Who to Watch

Zach Sanford – he has his first NHL point and keeps coming close to a goal. Could this be the week?

Marcus Johansson – Everyone is buzzing about his two two-goal games. Is there a hat trick coming?

Own a Piece of NHL & Caps History

Local auctioneer Huggins and Scott have announced the auction of: “Alexander Ovechkin October 5, 2005 First NHL Contest Game-Used Capitals Jersey with NHL LOA.”


Bidding starts at $5,000 and we expect to see the price shoot up just like an Ovi puck–faster than one can comprehend!! 

Bidding ends at midnight 11 August. Click here if to cast your bid: Huggins and Scott

Lead photo by russkiyhockey.com