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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Capitals Injury Update: Mike Green will be in lineup tonight

By on 10/11/2014 01:30:00 PM

The Washington Capitals received some good news this afternoon as it appears that defenseman Mike Green will be in the lineup this evening against the Boston Bruins. Ian McLaren from The Score shared this information earlier today.

The Capitals’ missed Green's presence during their opening night shootout loss (2-1) to the Ottawa Senators. This was the first opening night game Green had missed since the 2005-2006 season.

In the 2013-2014, Mike Green led all Caps defenseman in total points (38) and is a crucial member of the defense as the Caps attempt to return to the playoffs after falling short last season. Initially, Green will start on the third line and move up as he progresses. Mike Green speaks about his recovery and getting the opportunity to play with a few new teammates in this video.

Green will have two full days to recover from tonight’s game against Boston as the next Caps game is at home against San Jose on Tuesday (10/14).

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