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Tonight's 8-Bit Lines: Shuffle Up and Deal

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Per Mike Vogel, a 1-4-2 record in the last seven games seems to be enough of a reason to change things up, with three of the four lines getting a facelift (and one familiar face making his season debut). That means Marcus Johansson up, Andre Burakovsky in and Aaron Volpatti back as the Caps host the defending champs. Here's a look at how the lines and D pairs shake out, with Braden Holtby back between the pipes after a day off:

8-19-90

Alex Ovechkin - Nicklas Backstrom - Marcus Johansson

65-92-20

Andre Burakovsky - Evgeny Kuznetsov - Troy Brouwer

21-16-42

Brooks Laich - Eric Fehr - Joel Ward

24-83-43

Aaron Volpatti - Jay Beagle - Tom Wilson

44-74

Brooks Orpik - John Carlson

27-2

Karl Alzner - Matt Niskanen

38-52

Jack Hillen - Mike Green

70

Braden Holtby

That leaves Justin Peters backing up Holtby, Michael Latta and Jason Chimera as healthy scratches, and Dmitry Orlov and John Erskine still on the IR.