Caps and Pens. It's always exciting and energetic, regardless of how you feel about the rivalry. There is no news on Kris Letang or Zbynek Michalek yet. Simon Despres is up.
Pittsburgh Penguins Lines from Penguins.NHL.com:
Chris Kunitz – Sidney Crosby – Pascal Dupuis
Steve Sullivan – Evgeni Malkin – James Neal
Matt Cooke – Jordan Staal – Tyler Kennedy
Arron Asham – Richard Park – Craig Adams
Paul Martin – Brooks Orpik
Matt Niskanen – Deryk Engelland
Roberto Bortuzzo – Simon Despres
Dan Bylsma said the defensemen will see "different pairings throughout the night and [in] different situations."
Washington Capitals Lines from Capitals Insider:
Alex Ovechkin – Nicklas Backstrom – Troy Brouwer
Cody Eakin – Marcus Johansson – Alexander Semin
Jason Chimera – Brooks Laich – Joel Ward
Matt Hendricks – Jeff Halpern – Mike Knuble
Their defensive pairings are unknown right now.