The Washington Capitals announced their 2009-10 regular season schedule today and open on the road in Boston on Thursday, Oct. 1.
The 2009-10 schedule includes a two-week break for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, which will feature NHL players. The Capitals will be off for 17 days from Feb. 14-March 2.
More than half of the Capitals' 41 home games at Verizon Center fall on weekends, including nine Friday games, six Saturday games and six Sunday games. The schedule features holiday home games on the day before Thanksgiving (Nov. 25 vs. Buffalo), the day after Christmas (Dec. 26 vs. New Jersey) and Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 7 vs. Pittsburgh).
All but six of Washington's home games are scheduled to start at 7 p.m., with the exceptions all falling on Sunday afternoons.
Television and radio broadcast plans will be released at a later date. For a complete schedule, please visit http://www.washcaps.com/.
Information on single-game purchases will be sent to full season ticket holders closer to the start of the season and prior to the public onsale. In addition, TicketMaster Ticket Exchange will not be available until individual game tickets are placed on sale to the general public. For Dewar's 12 Club package information, please contact your Capitals Guest Services Representative.
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