A classic Metro division showdown, this rivalry has seen the Stanley Cup Playoff stage a few times now, but Washington heads south for more in the spirit of competition.
Sitting pretty on top of not only the division but also the league, Capitals are hoping to set the tone for this series early -- they visit Carolina again in less than a week.
Here's how you can watch the Capitals vs. Hurricanes matchup.
CAPITALS-HURRICANES: HOW TO WATCH
What: Washington Capitals vs. Carolina Hurricanes
Where: PNC Arena, Raleigh, N.C.
When: Saturday, December 28, 7:00 p.m. ET
TV Channel: Capitals-Hurricanes game will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington Plus. (NBC Sports Washington channel Finder)
Live Stream: You can watch the Capitals-Hurricanes game on NBC Sports Washington's live stream page.
Radio: Caps Radio 24/7
CAPITALS-HURRICANES TV SCHEDULE:
6:00 PM: Caps FaceOff Live (LIVE) [NBC Sports Washington Plus]
6:30 PM: Caps Pregame Live (LIVE) [NBC Sports Washington Plus]
7:00 PM: NHL: Capitals @ Carolina Hurricanes (LIVE) [NBC Sports Washington Plus]
9:30 PM: Caps Postgame Live (LIVE) [NBC Sports Washington Plus]
10:00 PM: Caps Overtime Live (LIVE) [NBC Sports Washington Plus]
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