Bruins come to Washington to finish a preseason home and home series

9/18 Boston (1-0-1)  at  Washington  (0-1-1)

TV:  NBC Sports Washington Radio: Caps radio 24/7

Last game:  Washington lost in shootout 2-1

Goal: Brett Connolly    Pheonix Copley-21 saves on 22 shots / Vitek Vanececk 12 saves on 12 shots

 

Braden Holtby will start between the pipes Tuesday night at Capital One Arena in DC. The veteran players for the game will be Nick Backstrom, T.J Oshie, Matt Niskanen, Dmitry Orlov, and of course Braden Holtby. Expect the dominant first line of Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Tom Wilson to play Thursday night.

Capitals roster for preseason game two:

Forwards

15 Jayson Megna

19 Nicklas Backstrom

24 Riley Barber

26 Nic Dowd

45 Axel Jonsson-Fjallby

49 Max Krammerer

63 Shane Gersich

67 Riley Sutter

71 Kody Clark

72 Travis Boyd

77 T.J. Oshie

87 Liam O’Brien

Defense

2 Matt Niskanen

9 Dmitry Orlov

21 Lucas Johansen

27 Alexander Alexeyev

36 Conner Hobbs

38 Colby Williams

42 Martin Fehervary

Goaltenders

30 Ilya Samsonov (expected to play the second half of the game)

70 Braden Holtby (Starter Tuesday night against the Bruins.

 

 

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