Michal Neuvirth will start in net tonight as the Caps seek to win their ninth straight home opener. Martin Brodeur, meanwhile, will get the nod for the Devils.
In the aftermath of Washington's 4-2 loss in Atlanta on Friday, Coach Bruce Boudreau has tweaked his lineup for the Devils, who are coming off a 4-3 loss to Dallas.
Boudreau's biggest change is on the blue line, where youngsters John Carlson and Karl Alzner will skate together. Up front, Dave Steckel will come out for Boyd Gordon.
The rest of the lineup should look like this:
I'll have more after the game.