The National Hockey League recently released the 2020-21 regular-season schedule. As part of the reduced schedule, the Washington Capitals will play all 56 games against the re-aligned East Division opponents.

This means eight games versus the hated Penguins. Game on…

Evegeny Kuznetsov’s game 6 OT winner eliminating the Penguins in 2018.

The Capitals open the season at KeyBank Center on Thursday, Jan. 14 against the Buffalo Sabres. The Capitals home opener will take place on Friday, Jan. 22 vs. Buffalo at Capital One Arena. More info on the schedule here.