Capitals to hang 2018 championship banner on Oct. 3

Chris Lingebach
June 20, 2018 - 12:25 pm
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The Washington Capitals will hang their 2018 Stanley Cup championship banner on Wednesday, Oct. 3, their home-opener against the Bruins at Capital One Arena.

The Caps won't get the same satisfaction awarded to the Penguins in 2016-17, when the Pens were able to hang their 2016 championship banner before their home-opener against Washington.

Nevertheless, it's still a moment 44 years in the making, one which will signify the greatest achievement in franchise history.

The Caps' entire 2018-19 regular-season schedule won't be released until Thursday, but from what we're able to gather from home-openers announced around the league, they'll face the Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on Thursday, Oct. 4, and the Devils at Prudential Center on Thursday, Oct. 11.

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