The Capitals are already in the playoffs, but tonight’s game against the top-seeded Rangers will determine who they face in the first round. Lose and they’ll be back at MSG next week as the eighth seed. Win, and they’ll face either the Bruins or Devils as the seventh or third seed. (Get the full breakdown here.)
Chat about the game in the comments section below and check back here soon for Washington’s lineup.
Faceoff: 6:30 p.m., Madison Square Garden | TV: NBCSN | Radio:1500 AM
Based on warmup here is what the lineup should look like in the regular season finale:
Scratches: Michal Neuvirth (lower-body), Tomas Vokoun (groin), Mike Knuble, Jeff Halpern, Jeff Schultz and Cody Eakin.
Injured reserve: John Erskine (lower-body).