The Capitals are riding a four-game losing streak as heading into their tilt with Ottawa and Dale Hunter is still in search of his first win as an NHL coach. Washington, which has been held to just one goal in each of Hunter’s first two games behind the bench, will be without Alexander Semin against the Senators as the Russian winger has an injured right shoulder.
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Faceoff: 7 p.m., Verizon Center | TV: CSN | Radio: 1500 AM
Based on warmup here’s what the lineup should look like against the Senators:
Scratches: Alexander Semin (right shoulder), Roman Hamrlik (undisclosed lower-body injury) and Mike Green (strained right groin muscle).