5:29 AM EDT, Sun April 19, 2015
Japers' Rink Apr 4, 2015

Tonight's 8-Bit Capitals Lines: Laich, Glencross Swap Spots

Per Mike Vogel, the Caps are sticking with what's been winning, with one change - a flip of bottom-six left wings. So expect these lines and defensive pairings in front of Braden Holtby when the Caps visit Ottawa with a chance to clinch a playoff berth: Alex Ovechkin - Evgeny Kuznetsov - Joel Ward Marcus Johansson - Nicklas Backstrom - Troy Brouwer Curtis Glencross - Eric Fehr - Jason Chimera Brooks Laich - Michael Latta - Tom Wilson Brooks Orpik - John Carlson Karl Alzner - Matt Niskanen Tim Gleason - Mike Green ...
Japers' Rink Mar 19, 2015

Tonight's 8-Bit Capitals Lines: Wheel O'Blueliners

Per Mike Vogel, the Caps will get one bruised blueliner back in the lineup tonight... but another may be coming out. Brooks Orpik makes his return after sitting out the last two weeks, sliding into his old spot alongside John Carlson, while Tim Gleason appears to be out with an upper-body injury. Michael Latta also seems set to make his return, which means the lines and defensive pairings (in front of Braden Holtby, natch) should look something like this: Alex Ovechkin - Nicklas Backstrom - Marcus Johansson Curtis Glencross - Evgeny Kuznetsov - Troy Brouwer Jason Chimera - Eric...

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