The Washington Capitals held their first morning skate of the 2020-21 season Thursday morning at KeyBank Arena in Buffalo. The Caps face the Sabres tonight at 7:00PM in the first game of a back-to-back set. Here are the lines for tonight’s tilt.
The Oshie-Wilson flip on the right side looks to be set for tonight’s game. Conor Sheary will assume Ilya Kovalchuk’s position on the right wing of the third line.
Capitals lines at AM skate:
Extras: Sprong, Siegenthaler, TvR
— Samantha Pell (@SamanthaJPell) January 14, 2021
Ilya Samsonov will start in goal for the Caps.
Lines for the Sabres.
Sabres’ lines and pairings during the morning skate:
Extras: Asplund, Irwin.
— Lance Lysowski (@LLysowski) January 14, 2021
Craig Anderson, who was signed by the Capitals yesterday, has cleared waivers and will now be assigned to the taxi squad.
Hearing that Craig Anderson has cleared waivers and will slide into the vacant slot on the #Caps taxi squad.
— Mike Vogel (@VogsCaps) January 14, 2021
Puck drop is set for 7:07 PM
By Jon Sorensen