The Capitals will take on their Metropolitan division rival, the Carolina Hurricanes, at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, NC as 2023's NHL Stadium Series game. Outside of the marquee matchup between two playoff-caliber teams, Capitals fans can expect expanded coverage surrounding the main event on Saturday night.
NBC Sports Washington will bring pre-and-post game coverage with Capitals Pregame Live (7 p.m. on Feb. 18) and Capitals Postgame Live immediately following the game. The game broadcast will be available on ABC and ESPN+.
Beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, February 17, coverage will begin with Friday Night Live at the Stadium Series, hosted by Alexa Landestoy, Alan May and Al Koken. Fans can expect a comprehensive preview of Capitals vs. Hurricanes as well as interviews with coaches, players and their families.
Following Friday Night Live at the Stadium Series, NBC Sports Washington will premiere The Gr8 Chase: Passing Mr. Hockey, a one-hour special highlighting Alex Ovechkin scoring goal No. 800 and then passing Gordie Howe on the NHL's all-time goals list by scoring career goal No. 802 on December 23, 2022.
There will be a re-air of The Gr8 Chase: Passing Mr. Hockey at 6:00 p.m. Saturday leading up to Pregame Live.
2023 STADIUM SERIES COVERAGE ON NBC SPORTS WASHINGTON
Friday, February 17
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Friday Night Live at the Stadium Series
7:30-8:30 p.m.: The Gr8 Chase: Passing Mr. Hockey
Saturday, February 18
6:00-7:00 p.m.: The Gr8 Chase: Passing Mr. Hockey (re-air)
7:00-8:00 p.m.: Capitals Pregame Live
After Caps vs. Canes: Capitals Postgame Live