(Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)

The Capitals released their eight-game preseason schedule for 2013-14 on Thursday. Washington will play two exhibition contests in non-NHL cities, opening up its preseason schedule with a game against the Winnipeg Jets in Belleville, Ontario, as part of Kraft Hockeyville on Sept. 14 and then visiting 1st Mariner Arena for the Baltimore Hockey Classic on Sept. 17.

The Capitals will play three exhibition contests at Verizon Center and make trips to Philadelphia, Boston and Chicago as well.

Here’s the full preseason schedule:

Sept. 14, vs. Winnipeg, Yardmen Arena, Bellville, Ontario, TBD
Sept. 16, at Philadelphia, Wells Fargo Center, 7 p.m.
Sept. 17, vs. Boston, 1st Mariner Arena, 7 p.m.
Sept. 20, vs. Chicago, Verizon Center, 7 p.m.
Sept. 23, at Boston, TD Garden, 7 p.m.
Sept. 25 vs. Nashville, Verizon Center, 7 p.m.
Sept. 27, vs. Philadelphia, Verizon Center, 7 p.m.
Sept. 28, at Chicago, United Center, TBD