Caps coach Bruce Boudreau announced this morning that center Michael Nylander would be out of the lineup for a significant amount of time. We’re waiting for more official and detailed word from Caps management at the moment, and I’ll update when I’ve got more.
Brent Johnson will start in goal for Washington tonight. Chris Clark will not play after re-straining his groin in Sunday’s loss to the Flyers.
Here are how the forward lines will shake out for tonight:
More as it becomes available.
UPDATE: Nylander will undergo rotator cuff surgery tomorrow and will be lost for 3-6 months.