The first place Washington Capitals take on the last place Columbus Blue Jackets at 7pm tonight at Nationwide Arena. Watch the match on CSN or listen on 106.7 or the Caps Radio.
Your Washington Capitals Projected Lineup for Tonight
There have been a few changes in the lines for tonight with Zach Sill and Aaron Ness retuning to the Hershey Bears.
|Stanton (Caps debut)||Chorney|
|Braden Holtby (in net)||Philipp Grubauer|
Kuznetsov leads the team in overall points at 44, followed by Nicklas Backstrom with 42 points.
Ovechkin leads the team with 27 goals. Kuznetsov and Backstrom lead the team with 29 assists each
Injury Report and Team Scratches
Jay Beagle: He continues to recover. We don’t expect him for another four weeks. Even Beags is skating now and working with the trainers before practice starts.
John Carlson is still day-to-day. He participated in morning skate in Columbus this morning. Should be back before the All Stars.
Brooks Orpik is on the Long-term Injured Reserve list for an undisclosed injury. Like John, should be back before the All Stars.
The CBJ Projected Lineup
|Bobrovsky in the net.||Korpisaolo|
Scott Hartnell is a healthy scratch following an apology to the team for his penalty during the Avs game. He leads the team with 31 points.
Brandon Saad leads the team with 16 goals and Ryan Johansson with 20 assists.
Fedor Tyutin healthy scratch.