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The schedule for the Washington Capitals‘ first round playoff series against the Florida Panthers has been released. The series begins Tuesday night in Sunrise, Florida. Puck drop is set for 7:30 PM.
Game 2 will be played Thursday night in Sunrise, Florida, before the series moves to the Nation’s Capital for Games 3 and 4 on Saturday afternoon and Monday night.
Game 1 – Tuesday, May 3 – 7:30 p.m. – Washington at Florida – NBCSW, ESPN2
Game 2 – Thursday, May 5 – 7:30 p.m. – Washington at Florida – NBCSW, TBS
Game 3 – Saturday, May 7 – 1:00 p.m. – Florida at Washington – NBCSW, ESPN
Game 4 – Monday, May 9 – 7:00 p.m. – Florida at Washington – NBCSW, TBS
*Game 5 – Wednesday, May 11 – TBD – Washington at Florida – NBCSW
*Game 6 – Friday, May 13 – TBD – Florida at Washington – NBCSW
*Game 7 – Sunday, May 15 – TBD – Washington at Florida – NBCSW
A limited number of individual game tickets for all possible home games of the First Round of the Capitals 2022 Playoffs presented by Boeing are available via Ticketmaster.com/Caps. Capitals fans are encouraged to make their ticket purchases directly from the team. Only tickets purchased through the team are guaranteed to be valid. Fans can purchase their tickets through any Ticketmaster sales channel and also through NHL Ticket Exchange. NHL Ticket Exchange is the only guaranteed secondary ticket reseller, and all tickets purchased on NHL Ticket Exchange are verified by Ticketmaster. For more information on Capitals tickets contact 202-266-CAPS or visit WashingtonCaps.com/Tickets.
The Caps will be off on Saturday, while Sunday’s practice schedule as well as playoff media information will be announced tomorrow, per the Capitals.
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The Capitals finished the regular season 1-1-1 against the Cats, outscored 13-12, and averaging 4.00 Goals For Per Game and 4.33 Goals Against. Some possession numbers from the three regular season tilts.
The series will be the first-ever meeting of the two former Southeast Division rivals in the postseason. The Capitals are 67-43-9-12 all-time in the regular season (including ties) against the Panthers (a .592 Points Percentage).
By Michael Fleetwood