With Paul Martin sidelined by a hand injury, Capitals defenseman John Carlson is expected to see heavy minutes against Canada.
Nicklas Backstrom recorded a key assist to lift Sweden to a win over Finland and a berth in Sunday's gold medal game.
Erik Karlsson scored the go-ahead goal late in the second and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 25 shots, lifting Sweden over Finland 2-1 on Friday and into the gold-medal game at the Sochi Olympics.
The United States fell short in the semifinals and will now play for a bronze medal. Join the conversation on social media with Comcast SportsNet's Capitals Pulse.