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Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov and TJ Oshie set to make preseason debut against Red Wings


The Washington Capitals have announced their roster for their third preseason game tonight against the Red Wings in Detroit. Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and forwards Evgeny Kuznetsov and TJ Oshie are set to make their preseason debuts.

LIST (Two will be crossed out)

Attackers: Alex Ovechkin, Henrik Borgstrom, Dylan Strome, Lars Eller, Garnet Hathaway, Hendrix Lapierre, Axel Jonssson-Fjallby, Beck Malenstyn, Brett Leason, Aliaksei Protas, TJ Oshie, Joe Snively and Evgeny Kuznetsov.

Defenders: Nick Jensen, Vincent Iorio, Martin Fehervary, Lucas Johansen, Erik Gustafsson, John Carlson and Bobby Nardella.

Goalkeepers: Darcy Kuemper, Charlie Lindgren

Prospect notes:

Defenseman Bobby Nardella could get a second straight start after his outstanding performance against the Flyers on Wednesday. Forwards Hendrix Lapierre and Axel Jonsson-Fjallby could get their second game of the preseason. Defenders Vincent Iorio and Lucas Johansen could also make their second starts of the pre-season.

Tonight’s game will be streamed on www.washcaps.com.

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Center in 1974. His interest in the Caps grew over the decades, including being a season ticket holder. He was a reporter covering the team for over 10 years, focusing primarily on analysis, analysis and lead development.