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Stanley Cup Final

Pouliot, Schlemko crack Coyotes' lineup for Game 2

By Jerry Brown - NHL.com Correspondent

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Forward Marc-Antoine Pouliot and defenseman David Schlemko will replace Lauri Korpikoski and Michal Rozsival in the Phoenix Coyotes' lineup for Game 2 of their Western Conference Semifinal series with the Nashville Predators.

Nashville has one change, with forward Colin Wilson making his 2012 postseason debut in place of Craig Smith.

Both players had injury problems in Phoenix's first-round series with the Chicago Blackhawks. Korpikoski missed Games 3 and 4 in Chicago after suffering a lower-body injury in Game 2. Rozsival took a hard hit into the boards late in Game 6 in Chicago. Both players were in the lineup for Thursday's 4-3 overtime victory in Game 1.

Pouliot played in two games in the first round, registering one assist. Schlemko, who missed 28 games late in the season following foot surgery, played in Game 6 against Chicago.

For me, it's a great win for our hockey team and for a lot of people back in Columbus, especially our fans in particular … people who have been devoted to this organization, it's big.

— Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards on their win vs. the Penguins in Game 2, the franchise's first-ever Stanley Cup Playoff victory