NHL adjusts start time for Capitals-Blackhawks recreation, flips national games

The NHL introduced two small changes to the Capitals’ common season schedule, which is able to trigger one game-time to alter for national functions whereas one other will slide to NBC Sports Washington.

The Capitals recreation on Tuesday, December 13, towards the Chicago Blackhawks, will now start at 9 pm as an alternative of 8:30 pm, because it has been flexed to ESPN from NBC Sports Washington.

The Capitals’ recreation towards the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday, January 24 will now come off national TV and shall be seen domestically on NBC Sports Washington.

The adjustments have been part of 14 schedule updates the NHL introduced on Thursday. The Caps-Blackhawks recreation was flexed to ESPN as Philadelphia at Colorado was taken off of it. Both groups then misplaced their nationally telecast recreation on January 24, earlier than Colorado acquired one again on February 19 towards Edmonton.

Here’s the complete press launch from the NHL:

NHL Announces Updates to the 2022-23 Regular-Season Schedule

NEW YORK (Nov. 17, 2022) – The National Hockey League at this time introduced the next start time adjustments and US broadcast updates to the 2022-23 regular-season schedule:

Game #463, Washington at Chicago, scheduled for December 13 at 7:30 pm CT, will now start at 8 pm CT (ESPN)
Game #464, Philadelphia at Colorado, scheduled for December 13 at 7:30 pm MT, will now start at 7 pm MT (NBCSP, ALT)
Game #540, Columbus at Chicago, scheduled for December 23 at 7:30 pm CT, will now be televised on NBCSCH.
Game #608, Dallas at Los Angeles, scheduled for January 3 at 7:30 pm PT, will now start at 7 pm PT (ESPN)
Game #656, Florida at Colorado, scheduled for January 10 at 7 pm MT, will now start at 7:30 pm MT (ESPN+/HULU)
Game #657, San Jose at Arizona, scheduled for January 10 at 7:30 pm MT, will now start at 7 pm MT (NBCSCA, BSAZ)
Game #724, Nashville at St. Louis, scheduled for January 19 at 8 pm CT, will now start at 7 pm CT (BSSO, BSMW)
Game #725, Tampa Bay at Edmonton, scheduled for January 19 at 7 pm MT, will now be televised solely on ESPN
Game #759, Vegas at New Jersey, scheduled for January 24 at 7 pm ET, will now be streamed solely on ESPN+/HULU
Game #764, Washington at Colorado, scheduled for January 24 at 7 pm MT, will now be televised on NBCSWA and ALT
Game #778, Philadelphia at Minnesota, scheduled for January 26 at 7 pm CT, will now be streamed solely on ESPN+/HULU
Game #895, Tampa Bay at Vegas, scheduled for February 18 at 8 pm PT, will now start at 7:30 pm PT (BSSUN, ATTSN-RM)
Game #898, Edmonton at Colorado, scheduled for February 19 at 1 pm MT, will now be streamed solely on ESPN+/HULU
Game #1090, Seattle at San Jose, scheduled for March 16 at 7:30 pm PT, will now be televised on ROOT-NW and NBCSCA
Game #1279, Toronto at Florida, scheduled for April 10 at 7 pm ET, will now be streamed solely on ESPN+/HULU

Headline photograph: Elizabeth Kong/RMNB

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