Nick Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin - Washington Capitals

Forward lines:

Johansson-Backstrom-Ovechkin
Laich-Grabovski-Brouwer
Chimera-Fehr-Ward
Erat-Beagle-Wilson

Defensive pairings:
Alzner-Green
Erskine-Carlson
Olesky-Carrick
Holtby (in net)

Adam Oates decided to go with the more experienced Olesky over recent waiver claim Alexander Urbom, probably because Urbom has only practiced with the team twice.

Here are the Stars forward lines and defensive pairings:

Kari Lehtonen will be in goal for Dallas. Game time is at 8:00 PM EST.