The Capitals have released the roster for their final preseason game Saturday night against the Blue Jackets at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is set for 7PM. T.J. Oshie (upper body) and Dmitry a Orlov (lower body) will not play tonight.
Forwards: Alex Ovechkin, Henrik Borgstrom, Dylan Strome, Lars Eller, Garnet Hathaway, Connor McMichael, Nic Dowd, Connor Brown, Anthony Mantha, Aliaksei Protas, Conor Sheary, Marcus Johansson, Joe Snively and Evgeny Kuznetsov.
Defensemen: Nick Jensen, Martin Fehervary, Lucas Johansen, Matt Irwin, Erik Gustafssson, Trevor van Riemsdyk and John Carlson.
Goaltenders: Darcy Kuemper, Charlie Lindgren
Dmitry Orlov (lower body) on the ice before the Capitals optional morning skate. T.J. Oshie (upper) and Lars Eller (illness) also out there. None of them expected to play in the preseason finale vs. Columbus tonight. pic.twitter.com/LgLOPbzSCN
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Lars Eller, who missed practice on Friday due to illness, also skated with Oshie and Orlov and ultimately be a scratch tonight.
The Blue Jackets roster for tonight:
By Jon Sorensen