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Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 02/04/2012

Open thread: Capitals at Canadiens

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Alex Ovechkin returns to the Capitals’ lineup this afternoon against Montreal after serving a three-game suspension.

Chat about the game in the comments section below and check back here before faceoff for Washington’s lineup.

Faceoff: 2 p.m., Bell Centre | TV: CSN | Radio: 1500 AM

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

Forwards
Ovechkin-Johansson-Semin
Hendricks-Laich-Brouwer
Chimera-Perreault-Knuble
Halpern-Aucoin-Ward

Defense
Schultz-Wideman
Alzner-Carlson
Hamrlik-Orlov

Goal
Vokoun
Neuvirth

Scratches: Jay Beagle and John Erskine.
Injured reserve: Nicklas Backstrom (concussion) and Mike Green (sports hernia) on LTI.

Note: Joel Rechlicz cleared waivers at noon Saturday and as expected was assigned to the AHL’s Hershey Bears.


By Post Sports Editors  |  01:00 PM ET, 02/04/2012

 
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