KINGS (33-19-3) at CAPITALS (40-10-4)
TV: 7 p.m. ET; SNE, SNO, SNP, FS-W, CSN-DC, NHL.TV
WASHINGTON -- Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik will return to the lineup against the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday after missing 40 games with a lower-body injury.
"You can practice as hard as you want but there's nothing like the speed of actual games," Orpik said. "You've just got to prepare yourself as much as you possibly can. Eventually you start to get your feet wet with games."