The Minnesota Wild are devastated by injury and COVID-19 while the Capitals are playing in the back end of a back-to-back tonight. Who will win?
Zach Fucale will draw his second career start with Vitek Vanecek out due to illness while Connor McMichael is back in the lineup and will play on the Capitals second line. Yes, two Connors are playing on the same line as each other and they both spell their first names differently.
Tonight’s game is on NBC Sports Washington. Watch along with us!
8-Ovechkin, 92-Kuznetsov, 43-Wilson
24-McMichael, 20-Eller, 73-Sheary
59-Protas, 23-Sgarbossa, 10-Sprong
62-Hagelin, 26-Dowd, 21-Hathaway
57-van Riemsdyk, 2-Schultz
Fucale vs. Kahkonen.
It’s so stupid it’s funny.
i’m alex and i can sing hii𝗶𝗶𝗶iii𝗶𝗶𝗶𝗶iiigh like this pic.twitter.com/oKt1o88aPl
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) January 9, 2022
Connor McMichael makes it 1-0
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) January 8, 2022
Evgeny Kuznetsov scores! 2-0 WSH.
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