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Montreal Canadiens at Washington Capitals: Game Thread

After taking down Washington last week in spite of giving up two goals to Ovechkin, the Habs will be looking to play even tighter defense in a potential fifth straight win.

Game time is 5:00PM EST, and here are your projected lineups:

Montreal Canadiens Prospective Lineup
Left Wing Center Right Wing
Danny Briere Tomas Plekanec Brian Gionta
Alex Galchenyuk Lars Eller Brandon Prust
Max Pacioretty David Desharnais Brendan Gallagher
Travis Moen Ryan White Michael Bournival
Left Defense Right Defense
Andrei Markov P.K. Subban
Josh Gorges Alexei Emelin
Francis Bouillon Raphael Diaz
Goaltenders
Peter Budaj
Carey Price

Scratches: George Parros, Douglas Murray, Rene Bourque

Injuries: Davis Drewiske (5-6 months, shoulder surgery)

As for Washington:

Washington Capitals Prospective Lineup
Left Wing Center Right Wing
Marcus Johansson Nicklas Backstrom Alex Ovechkin
Eric Fehr Mikhail Grabovski Troy Brouwer
Jason Chimera Jay Beagle Joel Ward
Aaron Volpatti Michael Latta Tom Wilson
Left Defense Right Defense
Alexander Urbom Mike Green
Karl Alzner John Carlson
Nate Schmidt Tyson Strachan
Goaltenders
Michal Neuvirth
Braden Holtby

Check out the opposing side at Japers' Rink.