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Game 53: Capitals at Blue Jackets Date, Time, How to Watch, Game Thread

What: Washington Capitals vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Where: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio

When: 7:00 p.m. ET

How to Watch: Capitals-Blue Jackets will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington (Channel Finder)

Live Stream: You can watch the Capitals-Blue Jackets game on NBC Sports Washington's live stream page.

You can also stream the game online with no cable TV subscription on fuboTV (try for free!).

WHEN IS THE CAPITALS-BLUE JACKETS GAME?

The Capitals (30-17-5) take on the Blue Jackets (27-21-4) Tuesday, February 6 at 7:00 p.m. ET in Columbus.

WHAT CHANNEL IS THE CAPITALS-BLUE JACKETS GAME ON?

The Capitals-Blue Jackets game will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington. Coverage kicks off with Capitals FaceOff at  6:00 p.m. followed by Caps GameTime at 6:30 p.m. Stay with NBC Sports Washington for Caps Extra following the game, Caps Overtime at 10:00 p.m. and Caps in 30 at 11:00 p.m. for all your postgame coverage. (NBC Sports Washington channel Finder)

6:00 p.m. — Caps FaceOff
6:30 p.m. — Caps GameTime
7:00 p.m. — Capitals at Blue Jackets
9:30 p.m. — Caps Extra
10:00 p.m. — Caps Overtime
11:00 p.m. — Caps in 30

WHAT ARE THE PROJECTED LINES FOR THE CAPITALS-BLUE JACKETS GAME?

Here are the projected lines for the Caps-Blue Jackets game:

Forwards
Alex Ovechkin - Nicklas Backstrom - Tom Wilson
Jakub Vrana - Evgeny Kuznetsov - T.J. Oshie
Brett Connolly - Lars Eller - Andre Burakovsky
Chandler Stephenson - Jay Beagle - Devante Smith-Pelly

Defensemen
Christian Djoos - John Carlson
Dmitry Orlov - Matt Niskanen
Brooks Orpik - Madison Bowey

Braden Holtby starts with Philipp Grubauer as backup

Scratches: Alex Chiasson, Taylor Chorney

WHERE CAN I STREAM THE CAPITALS-BLUE JACKETS GAME?

The Capitals-Blue Jackets game, as well as Caps GameTime and Caps Extra, is available to stream live here through NBC Sports Washington's live stream page and is available to authenticated NBC Sports Washington subscribers on desktops, tablets, mobile devices and connected TVs anywhere in the United States.

The game is also available to stream, along with all the pregame and postgame shows, on fuboTV (try for free).

CAPITALS-BLUE JACKETS OPEN THREAD

Use the comment section below to discuss the game action with other Capitals fans. 

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