The Washington Times - November 4, 2011, 06:38PM

RALEIGH, N.C. | True to his optimism earlier in the day, Troy Brouwer was in the Capitals’ lineup Friday night against the Carolina Hurricanes.

“I feel I’m ready to go and I have no doubts, no worries that I’ll get injured further,” he said after the morning skate. “I’m ready and want to play.”

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Mathieu Perreault is set to be the second healthy-scratch forward along with D.J. King.

The full lines and combinations are as follows:

Alex Ovechkin – Nicklas Backstrom – Alexander Semin

Cody Eakin – Marcus Johansson – Troy Brouwer

Jason Chimera – Brooks Laich – Joel Ward

Matt Hendricks – Jeff Halpern – Mike Knuble

Roman Hamrlik – John Carlson

Karl Alzner – Jeff Schultz

John Erskine – Dennis Wideman