Line Change! How the Capitals will Line Up for Game 4

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After a huge double overtime win Tuesday night and a well-deserved rest day on Wednesday, the Washington Capitals got back on the ice on Thursday morning for a morning skate at Nationwide Arena prior to Game 4 against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Here is how the lineup looked based on the initial rushes at morning skate. There were a few changes among the forwards. 

CAPS LINES

Forwards

Defense

Jakub Vrana and Chandler Stephenson have switched spots. Vrana has moved down to the fourth line while Stephenson moved up to the second line. For the second morning skate in a row, T.J. Oshie was not participating and took a maintenance day. I don’t suspect there’s any injury concerns with Oshie as he still played in Game 3. Travis Boyd once again was Oshie’s placeholder on the second line. Braden Holtby will start in goal for Game 4.

UPDATE: Trotz said that T.J. Oshie will be in the lineup tonight.

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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