The Caps defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs in six games. Now they play the team that eliminated them last season, the team who won the Cup, the team who has authored more of Washington’s suffering than any other team.
Round Two between the Capitals and Penguins begins on Thursday night. The full schedule is below. Let’s dance.
|1||Thu, Apr 27||7:30 PM||DC||NBCSN|
|2||Sat, Apr 29||8 PM||DC||NBC|
|3||Mon, May 1||7:30 PM||Pittsburgh||NBCSN|
|4||Wed, May 3||7:30 PM||Pittsburgh||NBCSN|
|5||Sat, May 6||TBD||DC||TBD|
|6||Mon, May 8||TBD||Pittsburgh||TBD|
|7||Wed, May 10||TBD||DC||TBD|
And, if you don’t mind, might I suggest this sleek and fashion-forward look, designed with care by Rachel Cohen and Ian Oland and sold through the good people at Spreadshirt?
It can be yours before Game One if you order now. We also have mugs. The loffs mug is my pride and joy.
Update: 11:30 PM. Release from the team:
NHL Announces 2017 Stanley Cup Semifinal Schedule and Broadcast Information
ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Hockey League announced today the 2017 Stanley Cup Conference semifinals schedule and broadcast information for the series between the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins, which begins Thursday, April 27. NBC Sports Group will have exclusive coverage of the Conference semifinals. Start times and television information for games later in this round will be released as it is determined.
This is the 10th time the Capitals and Penguins have met in the postseason. Washington’s 10 playoff series with Pittsburgh is most in franchise history. The Capitals and Penguins met four times during the regular season with Washington posting a 2-0-2 record.
Washington will host Game 1, Game 2 and, if necessary, Game 5 and 7 in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
All Capitals playoff games are broadcast on 104.7 FM, WFED 1500 and on the 24-hour radio channel, Caps Radio 24/7, devoted specifically to the Capitals. In addition to broadcasting all Capitals games, Caps Radio 24/7 continues to provide instant news and access to the Capitals, including live game audio, exclusive Capitals playoff-related hockey content throughout the day. The channel is available through the Caps Mobile App by accessing the “Caps Radio 24/7″ button at the bottom of the home screen, through WashingtonCaps.com and also through TuneIn radio, a free app that helps people find and listen to music, sports, news and talk content on the web.
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