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Peters back in net as Hurricanes host Canadiens

Thursday, 03.07.2013 / 1:12 PM

By Kurt Dusterberg - NHL.com Correspondent / 2012-2013 At the Rink blog

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Peters back in net as Hurricanes host Canadiens

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Justin Peters will make his second start of the season Thursday, coming off a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. The team also recalled forward Jeremy Welsh from Charlotte to replace Riley Nash, who has flu symptoms.

Montreal Canadiens defenseman Yannick Weber is expected to rejoin the lineup for the first time since their Jan. 27 win over the New Jersey Devils.

Here are the projected lineups for Thursday night's game:

CANADIENS

David DesharnaisBrendan GallagherMax Pacioretty

Tomas PlekanecBrian GiontaMichael Ryder

Lars EllerAlex GalchenyukBrandon Prust

Ryan WhiteColby ArmstrongTravis Moen

Alexei EmelinAndrei Markov

Josh GorgesP.K. Subban

Tomas KaberleFrancis Bouillon/Yannick Weber

Carey Price

Peter Budaj

Injured: Raphael Diaz, Rene Bourque, Petteri Nokelainen

Scratch: Gabriel Dumont

HURRICANES

Jiri TlustyEric StaalAlexander Semin

Jeff SkinnerJordan StaalPatrick Dwyer

Drayson Bowman - Jussi JokinenTim Wallace

Brett SutterJeremy Welsh - Kevin Westgarth

Tim GleasonJoe Corvo

Jay HarrisonJustin Faulk

Bobby SanguinettiJamie McBain

Justin Peters

Dan Ellis

Injured: Cam Ward, Joni Pitkanen, Tim Brent, Chad LaRose

Illness: Riley Nash

Quote of the Day

It's really exciting. I'm pretty sure that when I play my first game I'm going to be emotional. To be back on the ice playing a game, being in game situations, with all the routines and rituals I do before games and during the game, I feel like I'm going to be emotional. I'm going to be really happy.

— Montreal Canadiens forward Tim Bozon on playing for the first time since his life-threaning illness