The Washington Capitals announced Wednesday evening that forward Garnet Hathaway will not play against the Tampa Bay Lightning Wednesday night due to a non-Covid illness.
#Caps Garnet Hathaway will not play tonight vs. Tampa Bay (non-COVID illness)
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) April 6, 2022
Connor McMichael will play in Hathaway’s place, but will center the third line.
#Caps‘ lines/pairs vs. TB:
8-Ovechkin, 92-Kuznetsov, 73-Sheary
39-Mantha, 19-Backstrom, 43-Wilson
90-Johansson, 24-McMichael, 77-Oshie
20-Eller, 26-Dowd, 22-Larsson
57-van Riemsdyk, 2-Schultz
Samsonov vs. Vasilevskiy. #CapsBolts
— Mike Vogel (@VogsCaps) April 6, 2022
Puck drop for tonight’s game is set for 7:30 PM on TNT.