NEWARK — Jaroslav Halak (28-12-7, 2.30 goals-against average, .918 save percentage) gets the start in New Jersey as the Capitals look to end their current losing streak. He will be opposed by Cory Schneider (14-14-11, 2.07 goals-against, .916 save percentage).
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Faceoff: 7 p.m., Prudential Center
TV: CSN+ | Radio: 106.7 FM
Here is the Capitals’ lineup:
Goal: Halak, Holtby.
Scratches: Patrick Wey and Jack Hillen (suspected concussions), John Erskine and Connor Carrick.
LTIR: Brooks Laich (groin) and Aaron Volpatti (left shoulder).