Capitals start a Canadien road trip tonight against Canucks

Game 8- Washington  (3-2-2)  at  Vancouver  (5-3)

TV:  10pm  NBC Sports Washington+

Last game:  Washington lost to Florida 6-5 shootout

Goal scorers:  Backstrom, Carlson, Connolly, Smith-Pelly, Vrana

Goalies:  Pheonix Copley- 18 saves, Braden Holtby- 7 saves

The Capitals will see Jay Beagle for the first time this season. Beags who wasn’t able to be in D.C to get his championship ring now has his ring. Upon the arrival of the Washington brass, and players the were able to set up a meeting in the locker room and Ovechkin presented the ring to Jay Beagle.

Capitals lines tonight against the Vancouver Canucks:

offense:

Ovechkin-Kuznetsov-DSP

Stephenson-Backstrom-Oshie

Vrana-Eller-Connolly

Jaskin-Dowd-Burakovsky

D pairs:

Orlov-Niskanen

Kempny-Carlson

Orpik-Djoos

Braden Holtby goes back between the pipes to face off against the Canucks.

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