Comcast SportsNet will air encore presentations of eight Washington Capitals games as part of Capitals Best of 2011-12 between June 25 July 5. Hockey fans will be treated to some of the memorable regular-season games leading up to the Capitals Eastern Conference quarterfinal series versus the Boston Bruins.
The schedule and details of each Capitals game are listed below:
June 25, 2012 at 7 p.m. ET
Washington Capitals vs. Carolina Hurricanes (Oct. 8, 2011)
Mike Green fired a slap shot on the power play to give the Capitals the overtime win in the first game of the 2011-12 campaign.
June 26, 2012 at 7 p.m. ET
Washington Capitals vs. Ottawa Senators (Dec. 3, 2011)
Alex Ovechkin and Brooks Laich suited up for their 500th career game but Nicklas Backstrom struck first to give Washington an early 1-0 lead. Just :12 seconds into overtime, Laich found an opening and buried the game-winner to give head coach Dale Hunter his first career NHL win.
June 27, 2012 at 7 p.m. ET
Washington Capitals vs. Boston Bruins (Jan. 24, 2012)
In what would be a preview of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Bruins jumped out to a one-goal lead, but Mathieu Perreault had his first-career NHL hat trick with a goal in the third period to give the Caps a 5-3 win.
June 28, 2012 at 7 p.m. ET
Washington Capitals vs. New York Islanders (Mar. 13, 2012)
The Islanders jumped out to an early 3-0 lead; however, the game would go to the shootout where Matt Hendricks would provide some heroics and a 5-4 Caps win.
July 2, 2012 at 7 p.m. ET
Washington Capitals vs. Boston Bruins, Game 1 of the ECQF (Apr. 12, 2012)
The seventh-seeded Capitals faced off as underdogs against the second seed and defending Stanley Cup-champion Boston Bruins in the first round of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs.
July 3, 2012 at 7 p.m. ET
Washington Capitals vs. Boston Bruins, Game 3 of the ECQF (Apr. 16, 2012). The teams seemed destined for overtime before Boston pulled ahead for good with a goal inside the final two minutes of the game to take a 2-1 series lead.
July 4, 2012 at 7 p.m. ET
Washington Capitals vs. Boston Bruins, Game 4 of the ECQF (Apr. 19, 2012)
Needing a win to even the best-of-seven series, the Capitals played solid defense in front of Braden Holtby.
July 5, 2012 at 7 p.m. ET
Washington Capitals vs. Boston Bruins, Game 7 of the ECQF (Apr. 25, 2012)
The underdog Capitals returned to Boston for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. Less than three minutes into the extra frame, Joel Ward found the back of the net on a rebound goal and sent the Capitals into Round 2.