TAMPA — After four days off the Capitals are back in action against the Lightning and they’ll go right back to rookie netminder Philipp Grubauer (5-2-3, 2.20 goals-against average, .932 save percentage), who will be making his 10th start in 14 games. Tampa, with usual starter Ben Bishop sidelined by a sprained right wrist, turns to Anders Lindback (4-8-1, 3.11 goals-against average, .882 save percentage).
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Faceoff: 7:30 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum
TV: CSN | Radio: 106.7 FM
Here is the Capitals’ lineup.
Goal: Grubauer, Holtby.
Scratches: Martin Erat, Michal Neuvirth and Steve Oleksy.
LTIR: Michael Latta (lower body) and Jack Hillen (fractured tibial plateau)