Islanders-Capitals First Round Series Set To Start Wednesday At 3 PM ET

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The NBCSN telecast announced after Sunday’s final qualifying round game that Game 1 the first-round series between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders will be at 3 PM ET and will be shown on NBCSN nationally.

The full schedule can be found below:


The Capitals finished the round-robin tournament as the third seed in the Eastern Conference after defeating the Boston Bruins by a score of 2-1 in their final round-robin game on Sunday while the Islanders, the No. 7 seed, defeated the No. 10 seed Florida Panthers in four games.

The first round begins Tuesday with Game 1 of the first-round series between the No. 7 seed Columbus Blue Jackets and No. 2 Tampa Bay Lightning starting at 3 PM ET, the No. 6 Calgary Flames and No. 3 Dallas Stars at 4:30 PM ET, the No. 5 Carolina Hurricanes and No. 4 Boston Bruins at 8 PM ET, and the No. 8 Chicago Blackhawks and the No. 1 Vegas Golden Knights at 10:30 PM ET.

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Harrison is a diehard Caps fan and a hockey fanatic with a passion for sports writing. He attended his first game at age 8 and has been a season ticket holder since the 2010-2011 season. His fondest Caps memory was watching the Capitals hoist the Stanley Cup in Las Vegas. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, photography, and hanging out with his two dogs. Follow Harrison on Twitter @HarrisonB927077
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2 Responses to Islanders-Capitals First Round Series Set To Start Wednesday At 3 PM ET

  1. Anonymous says:

    3pm start is interesting time.

  2. Mark Eiben says:

    Lets Go! Isles will make Caps play honest. I hope Reardone is aware of this. You can’t get fancy on the Isles or you will get smoked. They need to be disciplined, patient, fast, physical.

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