NEWARK, N.J. -- Here are the likely lineups for the Devils and Sharks based on this morning's practices. Tonight's game also will be Sharks captain Joe Thornton's 1,000th NHL game.
Zach Parise - Patrik Elias - Dainius Zubrus
Ilya Kovalchuk - Jacob Josefson - Nick Palmieri
Mattias Tedenby - Petr Sykora - David Clarkson
Eric Boulton - Rod Pelley - Brad Mills
Andy Greene - Adam Larsson
Bryce Salvador - Anton Volchenkov
Henrik Tallinder - Mark Fayne
Johan Hedberg will start in net. Keith Kinkaid will be his backup.
Martin Brodeur (bruised shoulder) remains out of the lineup. Cam Janssen, who took rushes with the fourth line, likely will be a healthy scratch.
Patrick Marleau - Joe Thornton - Joe Pavelski
Ryane Clowe - Logan Couture - Martin Havlat
Ben Ferriero - Michal Handzus - Torrey Mitchell
Brad Winchester - Andrew Murray - Jamie McGinn
Douglas Murray - Dan Boyle
Marc-Edouard Vlasic - Brent Burns
Colin White - Jason Demers
Antti Niemi will start in goal, with Thomas Greiss the backup.
For more on tonight's game, check out the preview here.
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