The Washington Times - March 13, 2012, 11:39AM

UNIONDALE, N.Y. | The Washington Capitals have won two straight with this lineup, so the ever-superstitious Dale Hunter isn’t making any changes for Tuesday night’s game at the New York Islanders.

Jeff Halpern will likely be a healthy scratch for the third straight game and John Erskine for the 15th straight game. Mike Green will serve the final game of his three-game suspension.

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It’s unclear who will start in net, though it wouldn’t be surprising to go back to Michal Neuvirth, who shut out the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday. Neuvirth is 4-0-0 with a 1.37 goals-against average and .950 save percentage in his career against the Islanders.

Dale Hunter would not announce his starting goaltender Tuesday afternoon.

Evgeni Nabokov starts in goal for New York; PA Parenteau is out with an upper-body injury. Coach Jack Capuano said he would dress seven defensemen in warm-ups.

Caps’ lines and pairings:

Marcus Johansson - Brooks Laich - Alex Ovechkin

Jason Chimera - Mathieu Perreault - Alexander Semin

Matt Hendricks - Jay Beagle - Troy Brouwer

Mike Knuble - Keith Aucoin - Joel Ward

Karl Alzner - John Carlson

Jeff Schultz - Dennis Wideman

Roman Hamrlik - Dmitry Orlov