Caps Lineup vs. Thrashers

A basically unispired first period by both the Caps and Thrashers tonight. Very few scoring opportunities. Tight defensive battle. Lots of bodies in front of both nets. The lineup for Washington:

Forwards
Ovechkin-Backstrom-Chimera
Laich-Perreault-Beagle
Hendricks-Johansson-Knuble
Steckel-Gordon-Bradley

Defense
Schultz-Green
Alzner-Carlson
Erskine-Hannan

Goal
Varlamov

Scratched
D.J. King, Michal Neuvirth and Tyler Sloan.