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Sharks vs. Capitals Lines: Ovechkin game-time decision

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The Sharks lines are unchanged from their first two games.

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Alexander Ovechkin is a game-time decision because of a personal matter and the San Jose Sharks lineup is unchanged. Barry Trotz didn't, and won't, say how he'll fill Ovechkin's first line spot if the Russian doesn't play. We've left him in the lineup as a result.

Check out our game preview while you wait for the 4 p.m. puck drop.

Sharks Lineup:

Joonas DonskoiJoe ThorntonJoe Pavelski
Patrick MarleauLogan CoutureJoel Ward
Matt NietoTomas HertlTommy Wingels
Barclay GoodrowChris TierneyMike Brown
Marc-Edouard VlasicJustin Braun
Paul MartinBrent Burns
Brenden DillonMatt Tennyson
Martin Jones

Projected Capitals Lineup:

Alexander Ovechkin - Evgeny Kuznetsov - T.J. Oshie
Marcus Johansson - Andre Burakovsky - Justin Williams
Jason Chimera - Jay Beagle - Tom Wilson
Brooks Laich - Michael LattaSean Collins
Brooks Orpik - John Carlson
Carl Asner - Matt Niskanen
Dmitri Orlov - Nate Schmidt
Braden Holtby