Philipp Grubauer (6-2-4, 2.16 goals-against average, .934 save percentage) will make his 12th start in 17 games Tuesday night as he and the Capitals host the San Jose Sharks. He’ll be opposed by Antti Niemi (23-10-6, 2.39 goals-against average, .913 save percentage).
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Faceoff: 7 p.m., Verizon Center
TV: CSN | Radio: 106.7 FM
Here is the Capitals’ lineup.
Goal: Grubauer, Holtby.
Scratches: Martin Erat, Michal Neuvirth and Steve Oleksy.
LTIR: Jack Hillen (fractured tibial plateau)