Capitals and Islanders Line Projections

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Your printable reference for tonight’s #CapsIsles game.

Alex Ovechkin is back tonight: thank goodness!!

No Marcus Johannson. Probably out for the weekend.

Zach Sill again for MoJo.

Aaron Ness for Chorney if Taylormcant stomach warm ups.

Caps Forward Lines

Ovechkin (8) Backstrom (19) Oshie (77)

Burakovsky (65) Kuznetsov (92) Williams (14)

Chimera (25) Richards (10) Wilson (43)

Laich (21) Sill (23) Latta (46)

Defensemen Parings

Alzner (28) Niskanen (2)

Schmidt (88) Carlson (74)

Orlov (9) Ness (55) 

Goalies

Braden Holtby (70)** Philipp Grubauer (31)

** Expected in the net tonight.

Healthy Scratch: Stan Galiev

Injury List

Marcus Johansson has been out with an upper-body injury and has missed two games. He is considered day-to-day and has missed two games.

Brooks Orpik skated with the team during morning skate again after skipping practice on Wednesday. He has missed 34 games.

Jay Beagle continues skating with the trainers before team practice. He has missed 12 games.

Taylor Chorney is a possibility for tonight said this morning he felt a lot better and saw no reason he wouldn’t play, we will keep you updated on this!! 

The Islanders Projected Lineup

Forwards

Grabovski (84) Tavares (91) Strome (18)

Kulemin (86) Nielsen (51) Okposo (21)

Lee (27) Nelson (29) Bailey (12)

Martin (17) Cizikas (53) Clutterbuck (15)

Defensive Pairings

Hamonic (3) DeHaan (44)

Hickey (14) Zidlicky (28)

Leddy (2) Mayfield (42)

Goalies

Jaroslav Halak** (41) Thomas Greiss (1) JF Berube (30) 

** Expected in the net.

Injury List

Johnny Boychuk, Eric Boulton, Adam Pelech

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