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The Washington Capitals have a very busy week: four games in six days. As Alex Ovechkin returns to the line-up, Capitals head coach Adam Oates decided to shake-up his lines. The changes are drastic.
Via Adam Vingan, here are Oates’ new lines.
Brooks Laich – Nicklas Backstrom – Alex Ovechkin
Eric Fehr – Marcus Johansson – Troy Brouwer
Jason Chimera – Mikhail Grabovski – Joel Ward
Aaron Volpatti/Martin Erat – Jay Beagle/Michael Latta – Tom Wilson
What do you guys think?
1:45 PM Update: According to Sky Kerstein, both Eric Fehr and Marcus Johansson saw time at center on the second line. The Caps’ Mike Vogel reports that Martin Erat was moved down to the fourth line because he’s banged up. Also, Adam Oates said after practice that the lines may not necessarily be the same tomorrow night.
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