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Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 12/31/2011

Open thread: Capitals at Blue Jackets

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Tomas Vokoun gets a third consecutive start as Washington aims for its first winning streak longer than two games since it opened the season 7-0. Cody Eakin will be in the lineup after being recalled from Hershey Friday.

Chat about the game in the comments section below and check back here for lineups as faceoff approaches.

Faceoff: 7 p.m., Nationwide Arena | TV: CSN | Radio: 1500 AM

Based on warmup here is what the lineup should look like against the Blue Jackets:

Forwards
Ovechkin-Backstrom-Semin
Chimera-Laich-Brouwer
Johansson-Eakin-Knuble
Hendricks-Halpern-Ward

Defense
Alzner-Carlson
Hamrlik-Wideman
Schultz-Orlov

Goal
Vokoun
Neuvirth

Scratches: Mathieu Perreault, Jay Beagle and John Erskine.


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