Tomas Vokoun makes an eighth consecutive start as the Capitals host struggling Tampa Bay, which has lost five straight. The matchup with the Lightning is the second contest in a four-game homestand that provides a key opportunity for Washington to advance up the Eastern Conference standings.
Faceoff: 7 p.m., Verizon Center | TV: CSN | Radio: 1500 AM
Based on warmup here is what the lineup should look like against the Lightning:
Scratches: Mathieu Perreault, Jeff Schultz and John Erskine.
Injured reserve: Nicklas Backstrom (concussion) and Mike Green (groin) on LTI.