Capitals Announce 2017-18 Regular-Season Schedule

The National Hockey League today announced the 2017-18 regular-season schedule for its 31 member clubs. The Washington Capitals will open the season against the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday, October 5, with the first home game of the campaign set for Saturday, October 7, against the Montreal Canadiens at 7 p.m. at Verizon Center. 

Some of the key dates:

Additional schedule notes:

  • The Capitals will open the 2017-2018 season on October 5th in Ottawa.
  • The Capitals will make their first appearance in Las Vegas on December 23rd, 2017.
  • The Capitals west coast swing will occur March 6th-10th (Anaheim, LA, and SJ)
  • The Capitals will have only four home games in the month of October.


About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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