Tonight’s Game 7 doesn’t carry the lineup uncertainly that we might see with the Ottawa Senators or the Florida Panthers’ goalie situation, but even little tweaks can make a difference – especially in a series this close. With that in mind, the Boston Globe’s Fluto Shinzawa passes along the last-minute lineup notes for the Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals.
In for Boston: Jordan Caron and Mike Mottau; out for Boston: Shawn Thornton and Joe Corvo.
In for Washington: Jeff Schultz; out for Washington: John Erskine.
Could any of these players play the role of the goat or the hero? The beauty of the playoffs – particularly a Game 7 – is that you never know. We’ll begin to find out in mere moments.