Capitals’ 2022-23 Regular-Season Schedule Released

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The NHL released the 2022-23 regular-season schedule late Wednesday afternoon. The Washington Capitals start the campaign on Wednesday, October 12 against the Boston Bruins at Capital One Arena. Their first road game will be the next day vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Here is the full schedule: [Click to enlarge]

Photo: @Capitals

A few notes:

  • NHL All-Star Weekend will take place from February 3-4 at FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, Florida
  • Last Game of Regular-Season: Saturday, April 13 vs. New Jersey Devils
  • Capitals’ game at Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, February 18 will be at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh in the 2022 NHL Stadium Series
  • Due to COVID-19, expect to see games postponed in the winter (especially ones featuring cross-border teams)
  • Longest Homestand: Four games from 11/5-11/11 (Arizona Coyotes, Edmonton Oilers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Longest Road Trip: Six games from 11/26-12/5 (New Jersey Devils, Vancouver Canucks, Seattle Kraken, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers)
  • 11 Back-to-Backs
  • Bye Week: 2/6-2/10

The NHL season will kick off with the San Jose Sharks and Nashville Predators playing a back-to-back from October 7-8 in Prague, Czech Republic as part of the 2022 NHL Global Series.

By Harrison Brown

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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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4 Responses to Capitals’ 2022-23 Regular-Season Schedule Released

  1. steven says:

    I remember when back-to-backs were against the same team. With todays brutal travel schedule and extra time off I suprised that the Players Union doesnt want them scraped. I find that most teams play poorly in either the front end or the back end of the back-to-backs. I would be fairer to allow players at least their normal day of est rather then subjecting them to something that is just tradition, and a bad one at that.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Jakob Vrana makes first return on 12/19! 🙌

    • steven says:

      Can wereverse the trade that sent him to detroit as it is working out about as well as any of GMBM trades. maybe its time to stop trading players and multiple picks for one player and just hold unto the picks that we have. Wonder if we could trafr GMBM for a bag of pucks and some gatorade bottles? Know what would be funny….if when we play the Kraken Sprong goes wild and scores a hat trick. Sorry but just tired of trading players and picks and ending up with nothing.

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