Philipp Grubauer (3-0-1, 2.06 goals-against average, .937 save percentage) makes his fourth start in the past six games and sixth appearance of the season Friday night in Carolina. The Hurricanes will go with Cam Ward (5-5-5, 3.04 goals-against average, .901 save percentage).
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Faceoff: 7 p.m., PNC Arena
TV: CSN | Radio: 106.7 FM
Here is the Capitals’ lineup.
Goal: Grubauer, Holtby
Scratches: Casey Wellman, Michal Neuvirth and Alex Urbom.
IR: Michael Latta (lower body)
LTIR: Brooks Laich (right groin), Jack Hillen (fractured tibial plateau).