Washington Capitals (25-14-7, 57 pts) at Philadelphia Flyers (29-11-5, 63 pts)
7 p.m. tonight at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia
Catch the action on CSN Philly in HD, CSN DC in HD, 610 WIP, XM 204, SIRIUS 208
After the jump, lineups, questions to answer and our in-game discussion.
Flyers Projected Lineup
Zherdev - Richards - Nodl
Hartnell - Briere - Leino
van Riemsdyk - Carter - Giroux
Powe - Betts - Shelley
Coburn - Timonen
Meszaros - SOD
Carle - Walker
Scratches: Oskars Bartulis (healthy), Dan Carcillo (healthy), Chris Pronger (IR, foot)
Washington Projected Lineup: The Caps' lines have been all over the place, but here's a guess.
Laich - Johansson - Ovechkin
Hendricks - Backstrom - Knuble
Chimera - Perreault - Beagle
B. Gordon - Steckel - King
Schultz - Green
Erskine - Hannan
Carlson - Alzner
Scratches: Matt Bradley (finger), Eric Fehr (shoulder), Andrew Gordon (healthy), Tom Poti (lower body), Alex Semin (lower body)
Questions to Answer
- The Caps have D.J. King in the lineup tonight for the first time in a long time. He's a goon. Go figure. He fights tonight, right?
- Washington's had scoring trouble lately, notably with Ovechkin and Backstrom. Can the Flyers keep them down?
- Michal Neuvirth vs. Sergei Bobrovsky. Who wins the duel?
- Briere-Leino-Hartnell. Continued awesomeness?