Today's Lines: Johansson, Volpatti In; Perreault, Erskine, Wolski Out

Per Mike Vogel, it looks as if Marcus Johansson will make his return to the lineup today, as will Aaron Volpatti and Tom Poti, with Mathieu Perreault, John Erskine and Wojtek Wolski apparently set to miss this afternoon's game. So expect the lines and defensive pairings in front of Braden Holtby to look like this:

Matt Hendricks -- Mike Ribeiro - Alex Ovechkin

Eric Fehr - Nicklas Backstrom - Troy Brouwer

Jason Chimera - Marcus Johansson - Joel Ward

Aaron Volpatti - Jay Beagle - Joey Crabb

Karl Alzner - Tomas Kundratek

Tom Poti - John Carlson

Jeff Schultz - Steve Oleksy

That leaves Erskine, Mike Green, Brooks Laich and Jack Hillen out with injuries, and Perreault and Wolski unsolved mysteries at present. Of further note, Michal Neuvirth is back to backing-up after being too ill to do so yesterday.

(Note: this post initially listed Erskine as in.)

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