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NBC released their schedule for the 2020-21 NHL season on Tuesday afternoon, which will include seven Washington Capitals games.
The Capitals will be on primetime for the NHL’s Game of the Week five times: at the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday, January 17, vs. the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday, February 7, at the Penguins on Sunday, February 14, vs. the New York Rangers on Sunday, March 28, and at the Boston Bruins on Sunday, April 18.
The Capitals will appear twice on Wednesday Night Hockey: at the Bruins on March 3 and at the Rangers on May 5.
NBC Sports Washington will cover the rest of the games locally.
NBCSN will have a triple header for opening night on Wednesday, January 13, which will include the Penguins visiting the Flyers at 5:30 PM ET, the defending Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning hosting the Chicago Blackhawks at 8 PM ET, and the Colorado Avalanche hosting the St. Louis Blues at 10:30 PM ET.
Here is the full Wednesday Night Hockey schedule:
|February 10||Boston||N.Y. Rangers|
|February 24||N.Y. Rangers||Philadelphia|
|March 17||Philadelphia||N.Y. Rangers|
|March 31||Arizona||St. Louis|
|April 14||Vegas||Los Angeles|
|April 28||St. Louis||Minnesota|
|May 5||Washington||N.Y. Rangers|
NHL Game Of The Week Schedule:
|Sun., January 17||Washington||Pittsburgh|
|Sun., January 24||Detroit||Chicago|
|Sun., February 7||Philadelphia||Washington|
|Sun., February 14||Washington||Pittsburgh|
|Sat., February 20||Vegas||Colorado|
|Sun., February 21||Philadelphia||Boston|
|Sun., February 28||Boston||N.Y. Rangers|
|Sun., March 7||Buffalo||N.Y. Islanders|
|Sun., March 28||N.Y. Rangers||Washington|
|Sun., April 4||Detroit||Tampa Bay|
|Sat., April 17||Pittsburgh||Buffalo|
|Sun., April 18||Washington||Boston|
|Sat., April 24||Colorado||St. Louis|
|Sun., April 25||Boston||Pittsburgh|
|Sun., May 2||Tampa Bay||Detroit|
|Sat., May 8||TBD||TBD|
Sunday Night Hockey Schedule:
|March 7||N.Y. Rangers||Pittsburgh|
|March 14||Los Angeles||Colorado|
|March 21||Vegas||Los Angeles|
|April 18||N.Y. Islanders||Philadelphia|
|April 25||Columbus||Tampa Bay|
Some games will be blacked out in local markets and televised in those markets by a regional carrier.
By Harrison Brown