BUFFALO - It's a match-up of two teams jockeying for playoff positioning in the Eastern Conference, as the Carolina Hurricanes challenge the Buffalo Sabres.
After a 4-0 win in Pittsburgh on Tuesday night, the Hurricanes will ice the same exact lineup, including veteran netminder Curtis McElhinney between the pipes.
Here is the projected lineup for the Hurricanes.
de Haan-van Riemsdyk
Scratches: Fleury (healthy). Staal (upper body; injured reserve)
Note: Lineup subject to change prior to opening faceoff.