Capitals Lineup for Game 1

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The Stanley Cup Playoffs kicked off last night with three games but on Thursday night, the Washington Capitals will finally get their turn. Beginning tonight it’s their time to shine in front of the hockey world. Before the team takes the ice at Capital One Arena in front of a sea of red the team held a morning skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. Here are what the lines looked like this morning and the lineup and scratches for Game 1. 

These were the lines at morning skate and will most likely be the lines you’ll see tonight:

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Starting goalie: Philipp Grubauer

Scratches: Jay Beagle (upper-body), Travis Boyd (sick), Shane Gersich, Christian Djoos, and Madison Bowey

Puck drop is at 7:30 p.m. and you can catch the game locally on NBC Sports Washington and nationally on USA.

By Michael Marzzacco

About Michael Marzzacco

Michael is an avid DC sports fan with a passion for writing. He has followed the Washington Capitals since the 2003-04 season, around the time his enthusiasm for DC teams really began. It was from the days when they had the worst record in the league to when they became the most exciting team in the area. His Dad took him to his first Caps game a couple of years later. One of his favorite memories was being in the stands during the 2015 Winter Classic where Troy Brouwer scored the game-winning goal with 12 seconds left. Michael graduated from Radford University in May 2016, earning a degree in journalism and focusing on sports journalism and broadcasting. His goal is to work in sports media in Washington, D.C.
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