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Jets Vs. Capitals Preview: TV Schedule, Game Time, And More

The Washington Capitals host the Winnipeg Jets tonight in what is a crucial game with playoff implications. Here is all the information you need to enjoy tonight's contest.

Location: Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.
Time: 7:00 p.m. EST
TV: Comcast SportsNet
Capitals Announcers: Joe Beninati (play-by-play), Craig Laughlin (color commentary), and Al Koken (sideline reporter)
Radio: Caps Radio 1500 AM
Capitals Radio Announcers: John Walton (play-by-play) and Ken Sabourin (color commentary)

The Capitals enter tonight's game one point ahead of the Buffalo Sabres in the race for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, with Winnipeg four points behind Buffalo. (The Sabres face the New York Rangers Friday night at Madison Square Garden.)

Alexander Semin is officially a game-time decision with a lower-body injury, while Joel Ward will miss tonight's game, also due to a lower-body injury, according to Mike Vogel of WashingtonCaps.com.

We'll have plenty more on this game throughout the day on SB Nation D.C., so keep it locked to this StoryStream for all the latest news and updates. For more on this game and all things Washington Capitals hockey, please head over to Japers' Rink. And for some perspective from the other bench, you can check out Arctic Ice Hockey, SB Nation's Winnipeg Jets blog. For more on this and every NHL game, you can head over to the SB Nation NHL hockey hub page.