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A twenty hour flight won't go to waste for Howard's biggest fan

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A twenty hour flight won't go to waste for Howard's biggest fan

The Wizards are back home tonight facing the Brooklyn Nets and one of their biggest fans has arrived to the arena.

Curtis Kwon came all the way from Suwon, South Korea to see Dwight Howard play. Unfortunately, Howard is out but Kwon's twenty hour flight won't go to waste.

Despite not being able to watch Howard play, he can't wait to watch the game in his new Dwight Howard jersey, gifted from the Washington Wizards for being a part of the D.C. Family.

The Wizards and Nets play at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Washington's MyTeams app

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Capitals at Canucks: Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, How to Watch

Capitals at Canucks: Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, How to Watch

The Washington Capitals (3-2-2) head to British Columbia, Canada to take on the Vancouver Canucks (5-3-0) in the first of three games on a western Canada road trip.

The Caps are determined to start fast and clean up the mental miscues, of which plagued the team in the first period of their shootout loss to the Panthers on Friday. They will need to focus on the power play and avoid penalties at all costs.

Many fans were looking forward to the reunion with former fan favorite Jay Beagle, who signed with Canucks as a free agent in the offseason. Unfortunately, Beagle is sidelined after breaking a bone in his right hand a week ago. The Capitals did bring Beagle a get well gift, presenting the gritty faceoff specialist his Stanley Cup Championship ring.

Here is everything you need to know about Capitals vs. Canucks which takes place at 10:00 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Washington Plus.

CAPITALS at CANUCKS HOW TO WATCH

What: Washington Capitals vs. Vancouver Canucks, Game 8 of the 2018-19 NHL Regular Season

Where: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

When: Monday, October 22 at 10:00 p.m. ET

TV Channel: The Capitals vs. Canucks game will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington Plus  (NBC Sports Washington Channel Finder)

Live Stream: You can live stream Capitals at Canucks here on the new MyTeams by NBC Sports App.

Radio: Caps 24/7 Radio, 106.7 The Fan FM

CAPITALS at CANUCKS SCHEDULE


9:00 PM: Caps Faceoff Live, NBCSW+
9:30 PM: Caps Pregame Live, NBCSW+
10:00 PM: Capitals vs. Canucks, NBCSW+
12:30 PM: Caps Postgame Live, NBCSW+

CAPITALS at CANUCKS PLAYERS TO WATCH

Lars Eller, F, Capitals: In his last game, he had a three-point night with three assists. He is a massive help and shined on Friday alongside the trio of Jakub Vrana and Brett Connolly

Bo Horvat, F, Canucks: With team points leader Elias Pettersson (5g, 3a, 8p) on the sidelines, the 23-year-old will need to continue to produce on a nightly basis. Horvat has goals in three of his last four games and is responsible for two game-winning goals this season

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Capitals vs. Maple Leafs: Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, How to Watch

Capitals vs. Maple Leafs: Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, How to Watch

The Washington Capitals (2-1-1) return home from a 6-0 loss to the Devils to face Auston Matthews, John Tavares and the Toronto Maple Leafs (4-1) on Saturday night after their devastating loss against the Devils on Thursday.

With Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov off to a blistering scoring pace to begin the season, there will be plenty of firepower on display at Capital One Arena.

The Caps beat the Maple Leafs in two of their three meetings last season, but with the former Islander Tavares lining up with the NHL's next big thing in Matthews, this is not the same Maple Leafs team.

Here is everything you need to know about Capitals vs. Maple Leafs which takes place at 7:00 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Washington.

CAPITALS vs. MAPLE LEAFS HOW TO WATCH

What: Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs, Game 5 of the 2018-19 NHL Regular Season

Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.

When: Saturday, October 13 at 7:00 p.m. ET

TV Channel: The Capitals vs. Maple Leafs game will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington (NBC Sports Washington Channel Finder)

Live Stream: You can live stream Capitals vs. Maple Leafs on NBC Sports Washington's live stream page and on the NBC Sports App.

Radio: Caps 24/7 Radio, 106.7 The Fan FM

CAPITALS vs. MAPLE LEAFS TV SCHEDULE

6:00 PM: Caps Faceoff Live
6:30 PM: Caps Pregame Live
7:00 PM: Capitals vs. Maple Leafs
9:30 PM: Caps Postgame Live
10:00 PM: Caps Overtime Live

CAPITALS vs. MAPLE LEAFS INJURY REPORT

Capitals: TBA

Maple Leafs: TBA

CAPITALS vs. MAPLE LEAFS PLAYERS TO WATCH

Evgeny Kuznetsov, F, Capitals: Kuzy made a play for the Conn Smythe Trophy as Stanley Cup MVP, and while he didn't go home with the award, he's taken the next step toward superstardom. Through four games, the 26-year-old leads the team with four goals and three assists. 

Auston Matthews, F, Maple Leafs: Matthews is the Ovechkin to Conor McDavid's Crosby. He is the next great NHL superstar, and his 2018-19 is off to a red-hot start, tallying nine goals and three assists in the first five games.

CAPITALS vs. MAPLE LEAFS SERIES HISTORY

Number of all-time Meetings: 150

All-Time Series Record: Capitals lead 77-63-10

Regular Season Record: Capitals lead 73-61-10

Playoff Record: Capitals lead 4-2-0

Last Meeting: Caps win 2-1 (4/23/17)

Last 10: Capitals lead 8-2

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