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Projected lineups for Canucks, Ducks

Friday, 11.11.2011 / 4:16 PM

By Curtis Zupke - NHL.com Correspondent / At the Rink blog

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Projected lineups for Canucks, Ducks
Here are the projected lineups for tonight's game between the Vancouver Canucks and Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center:

CANUCKS

Daniel Sedin - Henrik Sedin - Alexandre Burrows
Chris Higgins - Ryan Kesler - David Booth
Jannik Hansen - Cody Hodgson - Manny Malhotra
Aaron Volpatti - Maxim Lapierre - Dale Weise

Dan Hamhuis - Kevin Bieksa
Alexander Edler - Sami Salo
Keith Ballard - Aaron Rome

Roberto Luongo
Cory Schneider

Burrows pronounced himself fit to return to the lineup after a few days of treatment on his back.

"I needed a realignment kind of thing," he said. "The medical staff did a great job. I didn't think it was bad at first. But for a few days it was tough walking around and getting out of bed. Now it's nice to see it's a quick fix and back in the lineup."

Burrows hasn’t played since he was hit by Chris Stewart of St. Louis on Nov.4.

DUCKS
Bobby Ryan - Ryan Getzlaf - Corey Perry
Andrew Cogliano - Saku Koivu - Teemu Selanne
Brandon McMillan - Peter Holland - Devante Smith-Pelly
Matt Beleskey - Maxime Macenauer - Andrew Gordon

Francois Beauchemin - Cam Fowler
Lubomir Visnovsky - Toni Lydman
Luca Sbisa - Kurtis Foster

Jonas Hiller
Dan Ellis

Visa issues could delay Ben Maxwell's arrival to Anaheim. The Ducks claimed Maxwell off waivers from Winnipeg on Thursday and coach Randy Carlyle indicated that they might not see him until after the weekend.
Quote of the Day

I don't think it's really truly going to sink in until we drop the puck, to be honest. I know there's going to be a lot of smoke and mirrors with the media attention and all that. We came [Monday] and it was sort of a light day to get things organized. We just want to focus in on the business aspect, the game itself. That's what we're preparing to do. Get these next couple of days out of the way and it's game on.

— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos on playing in his first Stanley Cup Final