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Game 33: Capitals at Islanders game time, how to watch, open thread

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Caps return from the Christmas break with a game in Brooklyn against the New York Islanders. Stream the game via CSNmidatlantic.com/CapitalsStream or tune in to CSN at 6:30 p.m. for coverage. Here is everything you need to know:

What: Washington Capitals at New York Islanders

Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.

When: Tuesday, 12/27 at 7:00 p.m. ET.

How to Watch: Capitals GameTime airs at 6:30 p.m. followed by Capitals at Islanders on CSN.

When is the Capitals-Islanders game?

The Capitals (20-8-4) play the New York Islanders (13-14-6) Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

What channel is the Capitals-Islanders game on?

The Capitals-Islanders game is broadcast on CSN. The coverage of the game begins at 6:30 p.m. with Capitals GameTime. The game begins at 7:00 p.m with Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin. For postgame coverage, stick around for Caps Extra following the game. (CSN channel Finder)

Where can I stream the Capitals-Islanders game?

The Capitals-Islanders game, along with Caps Extra, is available to stream live here on csnmidatlantic.com/CapitalsStream and the NBC Sports app and is available to authenticated CSN Mid-Atlantic subscribers on desktops, tablets, mobile devices and connected TVs anywhere in the United States.

What are the lines for the Capitals-Islanders game?

Based on the morning skate (as reported by the Washington Post's Isabelle Khurshudyan), the projected lines are:

 

Forwards
Alex Ovechkin - Evgeny Kuznetsov - Justin Williams
Marcus Johansson - Nicklas Backstrom - T.J. Oshie
Jakub Vrana - Lars Eller - Andre Burakovsky
Brett Connolly - Jay Beagle - Tom Wilson

Defense
Karl Alzner - John Carlson
Dmitry Orlov - Matt Niskanen
Brooks Orpik - Nate Schmidt

Goalies
Braden Holtby starts with Philipp Grubauer as backup

Scratches
Daniel Winnik, Nate Schmidt

Capitals-Islanders Open Thread

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