Capitals Lines at Morning Skate prior to Game 7: Plus Someone New Takes the Hot Lap!


The Washington Capitals will square off with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night in Game 7 with a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals on the line. The winner will take on the Vegas Golden Knights, who have been awaiting their opponent since Sunday. As the Capitals held a morning skate at Amalie Arena in Tampa, we got a feel of what their lineup could look like based on line rushes

Morning skate began with the traditional hot lap the team does on the road. It started with Jay Beagle but more recently it’s been Alex Ovechkin taking the hot lap. However with the Caps having lost the last time they were in Tampa, somebody else had to take the hot lap to kick off morning skate. It was coach Barry Trotz!

There were no changes to the lines.

Game 7 is set for 8:00 p.m. tonight. You can read our game preview right here.

Trotz spoke to the media about the hot lap.

By Michael Marzzacco

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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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7 Responses to Capitals Lines at Morning Skate prior to Game 7: Plus Someone New Takes the Hot Lap!

  1. DayOne Caps Fanatic says:

    Forty-three years of futility … All boiling down to tonight’s game
    Go Caps

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