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Capitals vs. Blackhawks Game Thread

Mar 23, 2023; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Capitals center Dylan Strome (17) watches the puck as Chicago Blackhawks right wing Joey Anderson (15) defends during the first period at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

After a very fun win Thursday night in Pittsburgh, the Caps are back in the District for one game before hitting the road on a swing through Western Canada. Tonight’s opponent? The Chicago Blackhawks, headlined by one Connor Bedard, who put up two assists on them last time these two teams clashed.

First, some admin stuff:

  • Who: Capitals vs. Blackhawks
  • Where: Capital One Arena
  • When: 7:00 p.m.
  • How to Watch: Monumental
  • How to Listen: 106.7, Capitals Radio 24/7

Here is how the lines should shake out tonight against Chicago, as Coach Carbery sticks with the same lines and pairs from Thursday night:

Ovechkin – Lapierre – Protas
Pacioretty – McMichael – Wilson
Miroshnichenko – Strome – Milano
Malenstyn – Sgarbossa – AubĂ©-Kubel

van Riemsdyk – Carlson
Sandin – Jensen
Alexeyev – Bear

Lindgren
Kuemper

Time for a big Saturday night win. Let’s go, babes!

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