NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: The Washington Capitals celebrate after Roman Hamrlik #44 of the Washington Capitals scored a goal in the third period against the New York Rangers in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 12, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)
The second-annual Baltimore Hockey Classic will be on September 26 against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The Washington Capitals released their preseason schedule for the 2012-13 season on Tuesday morning. The headlining game is the second-annual Baltimore Hockey Classic, which will be played at 1st Mariner Arena in Baltimore on September 26 against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The rest of the home games will be at the Verizon Center.
All the games will be broadcast on WashingtonCaps.com. However, the current collective bargaining agreement expires on September 15, so there's no guarantee that all/any of these games will actually be played.
Here's the full schedule:
September 25, 7 p.m.,Vs. Boston Bruins
September 26, 7 p.m., Vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
September 30, 5 p.m., @ Detroit Red Wings
October 1, 7 p.m., @ Columbus Blue Jackets
October 3, 7 p.m., @ Boston Bruins
October 5, 7 p.m., Vs. Nashville Predators
October 7, 7 p.m., Vs. Detroit Red Wings