The Washington Times - September 28, 2011, 07:37PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | So, the Caps get to see Pekka Rinne again. The Vezina Trophy finalist starts Wednesday night for the Predators at Bridgestone Arena. This time, he could go the distance.

Tomas Vokoun gets the start for Washington against one of his former teams.


Joel Ward, who played the past three seasons in Nashville, was wearing one of the A’s Wednesday night, along with Nicklas Backstrom and Mike Knuble. Captain Alex Ovechkin didn’t make the trip.

Onto the line combinations from pregame warm-ups:

Alexander Semin – Nicklas Backstrom – Joel Ward

Brooks Laich – Mathieu Perreault – Troy Brouwer

Jason Chimera – Mattias Sjogren – Mike Knuble

D.J. King – Cody Eakin – Jay Beagle

Your defensive pairings:

Karl Alzner – John Carlson

Jeff Schultz – Mike Green

Dmitry Orlov – Sean Collins

Looks like the extras are Chris Bourque and Patrick McNeill.