COLUMBUS, Ohio — Philipp Grubauer (6-2-5, 2.06 goals-against average, .936 save percentage) gets the start as the Capitals look to snap a three-game losing streak Friday night against the Blue Jackets, who want to climb closer to a playoff spot. Columbus will counter with Sergei Bobrovsky (13-11-2, 2.58 goals-against average, .915 save percentage).
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Faceoff: 7 p.m., Nationwide Arena
TV: CSN+ | Radio: 106.7 FM
Here is the Capitals’ lineup.
Goal: Grubauer, Holtby.
Scratches: Michal Neuvirth, Aaron Volpatti and Steve Oleksy.
LTIR: Jack Hillen (fractured tibial plateau).