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Stanley Cup-winning Capitals announce 2018-19 preseason schedule

Stanley Cup-winning Capitals announce 2018-19 preseason schedule

Good news for mid-Atlantic hockey fans, as if there hasn’t been enough in the past two weeks.

The Washington Capitals revealed their 2018-19 NHL preseason schedule on Monday. It will feature seven games — three at Capital One Arena — against four opponents, the Boston Bruins, the Montreal Canadiens, the Carolina Hurricanes and the St. Louis Blues.

The fall series will be tightly packed, giving Caps fans a taste of what it’s like to be a fan of the defending champions before starting up the regular season in October.

After opening the preseason at TD Garden in Boston on Sept. 16, Washington will host the Bruins Sept. 18. Then, the Caps...

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