Hit the icePosted: October 5, 2017
The Capitals head north of the border to start another quest for the Stanley Cup.
The best regular season team the past two seasons, the Capitals visit Ottawa Thursday at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Washington before heading to Montreal Saturday at 7 p.m.
The Capitals earned the most points the past two seasons, but lost to eventual Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh in the conference semifinals both years.
NBC Sports network has a pair of contests Thursday, with the Wild against the Red Wings at 7:30 p.m. before the Flyers face the Kings at 10 p.m.
The American League Divisional Series begins Thursday on FoxSports1 with Yankees-Indians at 7:30 p.m., after the Red Sox face the Astros at 4 p.m. on MLB network.
The National League Divisional Series get going on Friday on TBS, with Cubs-Nationals at 7:30 p.m. before the Dodgers battle the Diamondbacks at 10:30 p.m. FoxSports1 starts the day at 2 p.m. with the Red Sox and Astros, with Yankees-Indians on MLB network at 5 p.m.
The Nationals and Cubs meet for Game 2 Saturday at 5:30 p.m., followed by Dodgers-Diamondbacks at 9 p.m. The American League series will have Game 3 on FoxSports1 Sunday in Boston at 2:30 p.m. and New York at 7:30 p.m.
CBS has the Patriots’ trip to Tampa Thursday at 8:25 p.m.
The Ravens head west to meet the Raiders Sunday at 4:05 p.m. on CBS. The Cardinals visit the Eagles on Fox at 1 p.m., followed by Packers-Cowboys.
The Chiefs visit the Texans on NBC Sunday night, with Bears-Vikings on ESPN Monday night.
The college football weekend begins Thursday at 8 p.m. when Louisville visits North Carolina State.
ESPN has a pair of contests Friday, with Memphis meeting Connecticut at 7 p.m. before Boise State battles BYU.
Penn State travels to Northwestern Saturday at noon on ABC, followed by Notre Dame-North Carolina. Michigan meets Michigan State at 7:30 p.m.
Florida faces LSU at 3:30 p.m. on CBS.
Oklahoma takes on Iowa State at noon on Fox, then it’s Maryland-Ohio State at 4 p.m. Washington State goes against Oregon at 8 p.m.
ESPN starts its day at noon with Georgia-Vanderbilt. Florida State faces Miami at 3:30 p.m. and top-ranked Alabama takes on Texas A&M at 7 p.m. The nightcap features California and Washington at 10:45 p.m.
Clemson hosts Wake Forest at noon on ESPN2, followed by Minnesota-Purdue. Virginia Tech tries to bounce back against Boston College at 7:15 p.m. and it’s San Diego State-UNLV at 10:45 p.m.
FoxSports1 brings Texas Tech-Kansas at noon. TCU takes on West Virginia at 3:30 p.m. and Stanford faces Utah at 10:15 p.m.
Virginia takes on Duke on the ACC network at 12:20 p.m.
MASN offers Marshall meeting UNC-Charlotte at 6 p.m.
NASCAR’s Monster Series playoffs are now down to 12 racers in contention, with the next stage starting in Charlotte Sunday at 2 p.m. on NBC. The Xfinity Series goes Saturday at 3 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
NBC Sports network has the Japanese Grand Prix Sunday at 12:30 a.m. There’s qualifying Saturday at 2 p.m. after practice Friday at 1 p.m.
The Wizards have a preseason game against the Knicks Friday at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Washington. ESPN shows Kings-Lakers Sunday at 9 p.m.
The road to the World Cup continues Thursday at 2:30 p.m. when England faces Slovenia on FoxSports1. The United States meets Panama on ESPN2 Friday at 7 p.m. and Mexico goes against Trinidad at 9:20 p.m.
England meets Lithuania on FoxSports1 Sunday at 11:25 a.m., followed by Germany against Azerbaijan. ESPN has Northern Ireland against Norway at 2:30 p.m.
The Breeder’s Cup Challenge Series continues with the Bourbon/Spinster Stakes Sunday at 5 p.m. on NBC Sports network.