The Carolina Hurricanes return home from a three-game road trip to host the Buffalo Sabres in the second half of a back-to-back set.
Curtis McElhinney, who ranks third in the league in goals-against average, gets the nod in net for the Canes, who had their five-game winning streak snapped in Tampa on Thursday night.
Here is the projected lineup for the Hurricanes.
Scratches: Bishop (lower body), Staal (upper body; injured reserve)
Note: Lineup subject to change prior to opening faceoff.