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Tonight's Lines: Ovechkin, Backstrom Reunited; Poti Returns; Perreault, Wolski Sit

Per Stephen Whyno, Adam Oates has shuffled his lines (see below), and Mathieu Perreault and Wojtek Wolski will be back up in the press box tonight with Joey Crabb and Aaron Volpatti drawing back in, while Tom Poti appears to be good to go, sending Cameron Schilling upstairs. So expect the lines and defensive pairings in front of Michal Neuvirth (making his first start in over a month) to look like this:

Matt HendricksNicklas BackstromAlex Ovechkin

Eric FehrMarcus JohanssonTroy Brouwer

Jason ChimeraMike RibeiroJoel Ward

Aaron VolpattiJay BeagleJoey Crabb

Karl AlznerTomas Kundratek

Jeff Schultz - John Carlson

Tom PotiSteve Oleksy

That leaves John Erskine, Mike Green, Brooks Laich and Jack Hillen all out with injuries, and Perreault, Wolski and Schilling out healthy.