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Capitals take on Vegas Golden Knights at Caps Canine Night

The Washington Capitals take on their 2018 Stanley Cup Final opponents tonight: the Vegas Golden Knights.

The Capitals are bringing John Carlson and Dmitry Orlov back to the roster, but will be without Nick Jensen for a while. Nicklas Backstrom found Alex Ovechkin on the first line.

Vitek Vanecek will get his fourth straight start. Tonight is Caps Canine Night at Capital One Arena.

Watch with us on NBC Sports Washington.

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Via @VogsCaps:

8-Ovechkin, 19-Backstrom, 73-Sheary
24-McMichael, 92-Kuznetsov, 43-Wilson
59-Protas 20-Eller, 49-Leason
62-Hagelin, 26-Dowd, 21-Hathaway

42-Fehervary, 74-Carlson
9-Orlov, 2-Schultz
6-Kempny, 57-van Riemsdyk

Vanecek vs. Lehner

Chandler Stephenson gets a welcome photo!

He saluted. It was one thing.

Refresh this post throughout the night as we’ll update it during the game. Leave your comments below!