Capitals-Canadiens preview

Game 20- Washington  (9-7-3)  at  Montreal  (11-6-3)

TV:  730pm NBC Sports Washington

Last game:  Washington beat Colorado 3-2 in overtime

Goal scorers:  Ovechkin, Smith-Pelly, Backstrom (GW-OT)

Goalie:  Pheonix Copley- 24 saves

The Washington Capitals will be without Evgeny Kuznetsov, T. J. Oshie, Brooks Orpik and Braden Holtby. Holtby will be dressed, but will not start tonight but he is expected to start on Wednesday.

The lines seem to be the same as last game against the Colorado Avalanche. Lars Eller is back on the top again with Alex Ovechkin and Tom Wilson.

Ovechkin-Eller-Wilson

Vrana-Backstrom-Burakovsky

Stephenson-Boyd-DSP

Jaskin-Dowd-Connolly

Orlov-Carlson

Kempny-Niskanen

Djoos-Bowey

First powerplay unit

Eller-Backstrom-Wilson

Ovechkin-Carlson

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