Capitals Vs. Islanders: Starting Lineup

Via Washington Post, below is tonight's starting lineup for the Washington Capitals as they prepare to face off against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum.

Forwards
Ovechkin-Backstrom-Chimera
Laich-Johansson-Knuble
Hendricks-Perreault-Beagle
King-Steckel-Gordon

Defense
Schultz-Green
Alzner-Carlson
Erskine/Fahey-Hannan

Goal
Holtby
Varlamov

Michal Neuvirth (lower body) and Eric Fehr (shoulder) are the scratches.

The Caps recalled Brian Fahey from AHL Hershey and he took warm-ups. Via Katie Carrera, John Erskine "didn't look quite right" during the morning skate and could sit out despite taking warm-ups as well.

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