The Washington Capitals face the Carolina Hurricanes in the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The entire series schedule is included below.
Thursday, April 11, 7:30 p.m.: Hurricanes @ Capitals
Saturday, April 13, 3 p.m.: Hurricanes @ Capitals
Monday, April 15, 7 p.m.: Capitals @ Hurricanes
Thursday, April 18, 7 p.m.: Capitals @ Hurricanes
Saturday, April 20, 8 p.m. : Hurricanes @ Capitals
*Monday, April 22, TBD: Capitals @ Hurricanes (IF NECESSARY)
*Wednesday, April 24, TBD: Hurricanes @ Capitals (IF NECESSARY)
This marks the first time the Capitals face the Hurricanes in the playoffs, although the teams have been divisional rivals since the 1998-99 season.
Washington swept the four-game regular-season series against Carolina this past season.
Washington entered the postseason fresh off winning a fourth consecutive Metropolitan Division title and securing a franchise-record fifth straight 100-point season.
The Hurricanes ended the NHL’s longest active postseason drought by qualifying for the playoffs for the first time since 2008-09.
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