The Capitals will rely on a five-man unit to stop the Islanders' top line of John Tavares, Nikolay Kulemin and Ryan Strome.
The Caps and Islanders will butt helmets in Game 1 tonight in Chinatown. Catch all the action beginning at 6 p.m. on CSN.
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