The Noon Number

USA TODAY Sports

A look at the Caps' offense-filled lineup for tonight's opener.

9 - Number of players slated to be in tonight's season opener who have hit the 20-goal mark at least once in their career, including 8 of the 12 forwards. Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Martin Erat, Eric Fehr, Mikhail Grabovski, Troy Brouwer, Jason Chimera and Brooks Laich have all joined the 20-goal club among forwards, with Mike Green hitting that number for the blueliners.

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