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Projected lineups for Islanders, Capitals

by NHL.com Staff

The Washington Capitals will try to push their winning streak to a season-best four games Tuesday when they face the New York Islanders at Verizon Center.

The Capitals have outscored their previous three opponents 12-3.

In their previous game, the Islanders snapped a three-game losing streak.

Here are the lineups the teams likely will use Tuesday:

ISLANDERS

Matt Moulson - John Tavares - Brad Boyes

Josh Bailey - Frans Nielsen - Kyle Okposo

Michael Grabner - Keith Aucoin - Colin McDonald

Matt Martin - Marty Reasoner - Casey Cizikas

Travis Hamonic - Andrew MacDonald

Thomas Hickey - Lubomir Visnovsky

Mark Streit - Radek Martinek

Evgeni Nabokov

Kevin Poulin

Scratched: Eric Boulton, Jesse Joensuu, Matt Carkner, Joe Finley, Brian Strait

Injured: David Ullstrom (groin)

CAPITALS

Troy Brouwer - Mike Ribeiro - Brooks Laich

Alex Ovechkin - Nicklas Backstrom - Marcus Johansson

Joel Ward - Matt Hendricks - Jay Beagle

Jason Chimera - Mathieu Perreault - Eric Fehr

Jack Hillen - John Carlson

Karl Alzner - Mike Green

Steve Oleksy - Dmitry Orlov

Braden Holtby

Michal Neuvirth

Scratched: Aaron Volpatti, Wojtek Wolski, Jeff Schultz

Injured: John Erskine (arm), Tom Poti (back), Tomas Kundratek (leg)

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