Washington Capitals Week Ahead:  14 to 20 November 2016


After a tough schedule and roller coaster of scoring, the Caps have a chance to restart with a clean slate. They have one away game and then cans settle in at home for five in a row – three this week.

Game Schedule

Wednesday, 15 November at the Columbus Blue Jackets, 7:00 pm on CSN-DC

Thursday, 16 November, Pittsburgh Penguins at Verizon Center, 7:30  pm on NBCSN

Friday, 18 November, Detroit Red Wings at Verizon Centers, 7 pm on CSN

Sunday, 20 November, Columbus Blue Jackets at Verizon Center,  12:30 pm on CSN

Practice/Morning Skate (Schedule subject to change)

Monday the Caps held practice at Kettler before flying out for Columbus, Ohio.

Tuesday Morning Skate at Nationwide Arena in Columbus at 11:30

Wednesday is another day off as they settle in before the Pens game.

Thursday Morning Skate is a scheduled day off.

Friday Morning Skate likely at Caps Kettler Iceplex, 10:15 am

Saturday Practice at Caps Kettler Iceplex, 10:30 am

Special Events

Friday is Third Jersey Night!

The Caps will hold a canned food drive on Sunday during the CBJ game. All food collected will go to the Capital Area Food Bank. Fans who donate two or more non-perishable items will receive a Nick Backstrom poster.

The Capitals announced: “ Washington Capitals players Braden Holtby, Nate Schmidt and Tom Wilson will serve as Muscle Team Members during the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s 2016 Muscle Team Gala on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m. at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View in Arlington, Va.”

Media Touch Points

Tuesday, 8:40 a.m.: Karl Alzner on The Sports Junkies, 106.7 The Fan
Wednesday, 5 p.m.: John Carlson on Chad Dukes vs. The World, 106.7 The Fan

Washington Capitals Weekly Activites

The Caps have two home games and one away this week. Here are the game and practice schedules as well as promotional activities.

Game Schedule

Tuesday, October 18: Avalanche at Capitals at 7 pm

The Caps will celebrate Braden Holtby and raise the Vezina Banner

Thursday, 20 October: Caps at Florida Panthers at 7:30

Saturday, 22 October: Rangers at Capitals at 7 pm

Its ROCK THE RED night with foam light sticks

Practice/Morning Skate (Schedule subject to change)

Tuesday Morning Skate at Caps Kettler Iceplex at 10:15

Wednesday Practice at Caps Kettler Icplex at 10:30

Thursday Morning Skate at Panthers BB&T Center 11:30 (closed)

Friday most likely a day off

Saturday Morning Skate at Caps Kettler IcePlex (Time TBD, likely 10:15)