Projected Lineup: Capitals vs. Predators

Filip Forsberg plus the Nashville Predators will host the Washington Capitals (at 4 p.m. CT) as they start out an additional weekend comprehensive of hockey.Nashville (29-22-9) has factors in three-straight game titles Matt Irwin Jersey , thanks largely to Forsberg turning into the 1st player considering the fact that 2010 (Alexandre Burrows) to sign-up hat tips in consecutive contests. Washington (41-12-7), who drafted Forsberg in 2012, sits atop the NHL standings with 89 details pursuing a acquire around the Oilers, 2-1, on dwelling ice final evening. The Preds may also host the Oilers on Sunday at 4 p.m.According to Isabelle Khurshudyan in the Washington Post, the Caps are envisioned being devoid of ahead T.J. Oshie and defensemen Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen for this afternoon’s game in Nashville. The Preds, conversely, go on to view advancement on the well being in their ahead group. Both of those Cody McLeod (Injured Reserve; lower-body) and Miikka Salomaki (IR; lower-body) skated for the duration of the Predators optional follow on Friday.Nashville did not keep a early morning skate on Saturday. Under is their projected lineup based on Thursday’s recreation: ForwardsFilip Forsberg – Ryan Filip Forsberg Jersey Johansen – Viktor Arvid sonKevin Fiala – Mike Fisher – Craig SmithColin Wilson – Calle Jarnkrok – James NealHarry Zolnierczyk/ Cody McLeod – Vernon Fiddler – Austin WatsonDefenseRoman Josi – Ryan EllisMattias Ekholm – P.K. SubbanMatt Irwin – Yannick WeberGoaltendersJuuse SarosPekka RinneNote: The Predators have not announced a beginning goaltender for tonight’s game