NHL Releases Exhibition Schedule And Qualifying Round, Round-Robin Game Times

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The NHL released game times for the first five days of the round-robin tournament and Stanley Cup Qualifiers on Tuesday evening. As reported earlier, the Washington Capitals will face the Carolina Hurricanes in their lone exhibition game leading up to the round-robin tournament.

The Capitals-Hurricanes game will be at 4 PM ET on Wednesday, July 29 in Toronto.

The NHL assigned exhibition opponents based on geography.

Here is the full exhibition game schedule, which will go through July 28-30 in Edmonton and Toronto, the two hub cities for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs:


The Capitals’ first round-robin game against the Tampa Bay Lightning will be at 4 PM ET on Monday, August 3 in Toronto. Times for games after Wednesday, August 5 have not been announced yet.

Game 1 of the Carolina Hurricanes-New York Rangers Stanley Cup Qualifying series will kick off the tournament at 12 PM ET on Saturday, August 1. You can view the full qualifying round and round-robin tournament schedule below:


Teams will travel to Toronto and Edmonton on Sunday, July 26 for the final week of training camp before the puck drops for real.

By Harrison Brown

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2 Responses to NHL Releases Exhibition Schedule And Qualifying Round, Round-Robin Game Times

  1. Esteban says:

    I hope McMichael gets to play in the exibition game.

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