With the Hurricanes looking for more offense on the top line, Tlusty will play the left wing alongside Staal and LaRose. Stewart returns to the Hurricanes lineup after missing one game with a lower-body injury. He replaces Brett Sutter.
If you want to prove people wrong, you've just got to go out and do it. Yeah, we blew 3-2 series leads the last two years, but no one is going remember that if we go out there on Saturday night and beat these guys and go play in the Stanley Cup Final. We need to get back to work and we'll start to do that tomorrow.
— Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri following a loss to the Blackhawks in Game 6 on Wednesday