Report: ESPN to Air Stadium Capitals-Hurricanes Series Game at NC State; The full national program will be published later this week

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According to Sean Shapiro of The Athletic, the full US national television schedule for the 2022-23 NHL season will be released later this week. ESPN is scheduled to broadcast the 2023 NHL Stadium Series game between the Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes at NC State on February 18.

Teams will open training camp around Thursday, September 22, preseason games begin two days later, and the regular season begins Friday, October 7 when the Nashville Predators and San Jose Sharks compete in the World Series of the NHL in Prague, Czech Republic.

Some other Capitals regular season games that could being on national television include:

* Wednesday, October 12 against the Boston Bruins (7 p.m. ET)

*Wednesday, Nov. 9 vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (7:30 p.m. ET)

* Friday, November 11 against the Tampa Bay Lightning (7 p.m. ET)

* Wednesday, Dec. 7 at the Philadelphia Flyers (7:30 p.m. ET)

* Tuesday, Dec. 27 at New York Rangers (7 p.m. ET)

* Wednesday, Jan. 11 at Flyers (7:30 p.m. ET)

* Tuesday, Jan. 24 at Colorado Avalanche (9 p.m. ET)

* Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Bruins (3 p.m. ET)

* Saturday, Feb. 24 vs. Rangers (3 p.m. ET)

* Wednesday, March 1 at Anaheim Ducks (10 p.m. ET)

* Friday, March 17 vs. St. Louis Blues (7 p.m. ET)

*Saturday, March 25 at the Penguins (8 p.m. ET)

* Wednesday, March 29 against the New York Islanders (7:30 p.m. ET)

* Thursday, March 30 at Lightning (7 p.m. ET)

* Sunday, April 2 vs. Rangers (1 p.m. ET)

* Tuesday, April 11 at the Bruins (7 p.m. ET)

Last season, ESPN covered games on Tuesdays and Thursdays; ESPN+ on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; ABC on Saturday; and TNT on Wednesdays and Sundays (from March).

By Harrison Brown

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