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Capitals Announce 2014 Preseason Schedule

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have released their 2014 preseason schedule, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. The schedule will feature eight games against five opponents and will include four games at Verizon Center.

The Capitals will open their preseason schedule against the Buffalo Sabres on Sept. 21 at Verizon Center. The Caps will travel to Philadelphia on Sept. 22 and Boston on Sept. 24 before hosting the Bruins on Sept. 26. The Capitals will then travel to Montreal on Sept. 28 and Buffalo on Oct. 1 and will conclude their preseason schedule with two games at home against Philadelphia on Oct. 2 and Carolina on Oct. 5.

The Capitals were 4-0-4 in the preseason in 2013, and their all-time preseason record is 147-115-33-10.

All preseason games will be carried via, with selected games to be broadcast on 106.7 The Fan and WFED-AM 1500. The full preseason broadcast schedule will be announced in September. The complete 2014-15 NHL regular season schedule will be released at a later date.

The complete preseason schedule is listed below:

Date                                                    Opponent                Location                         Time

Sun., Sept. 21                                    vs. Buffalo             Verizon Center               5 p.m.

Mon., Sept. 22                                      at Philadelphia           Wells Fargo Center               7 p.m.

Wed., Sept. 24                                      at Boston                   TD Garden                             7 p.m.

Fri., Sept. 26                                      vs. Boston               Verizon Center               7 p.m.

Sun., Sept. 28                                       at Montreal                 Bell Centre                             6 p.m.

Wed., Oct. 1                                          at Buffalo                    First Niagara Center              7 p.m.

Thurs., Oct. 2                                    vs. Philadelphia     Verizon Center               7 p.m.

Sun., Oct. 5                                         vs. Carolina            Verizon Center              3 p.m.

All Times Eastern