Washington Capitals Release Regular-Season Schedule

Posted on June 22, 2014 by Elliott Smith

The Washington Capitals announced their 2014-15 regular-season schedule June 22, a slate highlighted by a season-opening home game Oct. 9 against Montreal, the Jan. 1 Winter Classic contest against the Chicago Blackhawks and a game on Super Bowl Sunday against the St. Louis Blues.

The Caps will have four home stands of at least three games, with a five-game stretch at Verizon Center from March 5-15. On the flip side, they will have eight stretches of at least three road games, with a season-high four-game journey away from Washington, D.C., taking place Feb. 11-17.

Some games of note for Washington include the visit from the Pittsburgh Penguins, who will arrive for the first time Jan. 28. The defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings will make their lone appearance in D.C. Feb. 3, while new coach Barry Trotz will get a visit from his former team, the Nashville Predators, March 28.

Washington will have a healthy slate of weekend games, with 19 contests on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. It will also have games on the day after Thanksgiving (Nov. 28 versus the New York Islanders); New Year's Day (versus Chicago); and Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 1 versus St. Louis), the seventh straight season the Capitals have hosted a game that day.

The team, in a press release, stated that venue for the Winter Classic was yet to be determined; although it is widely thought the game will be played at Nationals Park. Ticket information and uniform designs will be released during the coming months.

Here is the full 2014-15 Washington Capitals schedule.

Oct. 9: vs. Montreal

Oct. 11: at Boston

Oct. 14: vs. San Jose 

Oct. 16: vs. New Jersey

Oct. 18: vs. Florida

Oct. 22: at Edmonton

Oct. 25: at Calgary 

Oct. 26: at Vancouver

Oct. 29: vs. Detroit

Nov. 1: at Tampa Bay

Nov. 2: vs. Arizona

Nov. 4: vs. Calgary

Nov. 7: at Chicago

Nov. 8: vs. Carolina

Nov. 11: vs. Columbus: 

Nov. 14: vs. New Jersey

Nov. 15: at St. Louis

Nov. 18: at Arizona

Nov. 20: at Colorado

Nov. 22: vs. Buffalo

Nov. 26: at NY Islanders

Nov. 28: vs. NY Islanders

Nov. 29: at Toronto

Dec. 2: vs. Vancouver: 

Dec. 4: at Carolina

Dec. 6: at New Jersey

Dec. 9: at Tampa Bay

Dec. 11: vs. Columbus

Dec. 13: vs. Tampa Bay

Dec. 16: at Florida

Dec. 18: at Columbus

Dec. 20: at New Jersey

Dec. 22: vs. Ottawa

Dec. 23: at NY Rangers

Dec. 27: at Pittsburgh

Dec. 29: at NY Islanders

Jan. 1: vs. Chicago

Jan. 4: vs. Florida

Jan. 7: at Toronto

Jan. 8: at Philadelphia

Jan. 10: vs. Detroit

Jan. 12: vs. Colorado

Jan. 14: vs. Philadelphia

Jan. 16: at Nashville

Jan. 17: at Dallas

Jan. 20: vs. Edmonton

Jan. 27: at Columbus

Jan. 28: vs. Pittsburgh

Jan. 31: at Montreal

Feb. 1: vs. St. Louis

Feb. 3: vs. Los Angeles

Feb. 5: at Ottawa

Feb. 6: vs. Anaheim

Feb. 8: vs. Philadelphia

Feb. 11: at San Jose

Feb. 14: at Los Angeles

Feb. 15: at Anaheim: 8 p.m.

Feb. 17: at Pittsburgh 

Feb. 19: vs. Winnipeg

Feb. 21: vs. NY Islanders

Feb. 22: at Philadelphia

Feb. 25: vs. Pittsburgh

Feb. 27: at Carolina

March 1: vs. Toronto

March 3: at Columbus

March 5: vs. Minnesota

March 7: vs. Buffalo

March 11: vs. NY Rangers

March 13: vs. Dallas

March 15: vs. Boston

March 16: at Buffalo

March 19: at Minnesota

March 21: at Winnipeg

March 26: vs. New Jersey

March 28: vs. Nashville

March 29: at NY Rangers

March 31: vs. Carolina

April 2: at Montreal 

April 4: at Ottawa

April 5: at Detroit

April 8: vs. Boston

April 11: vs. NY Rangers

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