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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Gameday: vs. New Jersey, Dec. 21

The Capitals welcome the New Jersey Devils to Verizon Center tonight as they look to continue their winning ways.  The Devils are currently in 14th place in the East, but have already beaten the Capitals by five goals this year (and have also been beaten by five at Verizon Center).

The Capitals are expected to roll with Michal Neuvirth after he won on Sunday night.  This would be Neuvirth's third consecutive start.  On the other end, the Devils have confirmed that the more mortal Martin Brodeur (2.84, .894) will start for the Devils.

Alexander Semin has been downgraded from questionable to doubtful and is not expected to play, meaning Andrew Gordon will keep his jersey for the time being.  Eric Fehr will miss the contest due to a personal matter, which means that DJ King will likely get a jersey.

Puck drops 7:37-ish.  Check back later.

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