Open thread: Capitals vs. Jets

January 22, 2013

(Katie Carrera) The calm before the home opener.

One hundred and two days after it was originally scheduled to occur, the Capitals will play their home opener at Verizon Center. Braden Holtby gets the nod in net for Washington and will be opposed by Ondrej Pavelec for Winnipeg. Chat about the game in the comment section below.

Faceoff: 7 p.m., Verizon Center | TV: CSN | Radio: 106.7

Based on warmups here is what the lineup should look like against the Jets:

Forwards

Johansson-Backstrom-Ovechkin

Wolski-Ribeiro-Brouwer

Chimera-Beagle-Ward

Hendricks-Perreault-Crabb

Defense

Alzner-Carlson

Poti-Green

Hamrlik-Kundtratek

Goal: Holtby, Neuvirth

Scratches: Eric Fehr, Jeff Schultz and John Erskine all healthy scratches.

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