Nate Schmidt will have his family on hand for his NHL debut against the Colorado Avalanche. Watch it live tonight at 7 on CSN.
Adam Oates will give Michal Neuvirth his first start of the season against former Caps netminder and teammate Semyon Varlamov.
Adam Oates has plenty of options, but for now he's sticking with his forward line combinations.
With Capitals defenseman John Erskine sidelined, Nate Schmidt will make his NHL debut Saturday night against the Avalanche.