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Projected Lineup: Hurricanes at Blackhawks

Trocheck is a game-time decision

by Michael Smith @MSmithCanes / Hurricanes.com

CHICAGO - The Carolina Hurricanes could potentially plug Vincent Trocheck back into their lineup when they face off against the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night.

Trocheck, who has missed the last eight games with an upper-body injury, was actively involved in practice on Monday and is a game-time decision tonight, according to head coach Rod Brind'Amour.

"We're hoping [he] can play," Brind'Amour said. "He's a possibility."

GAME PREVIEW

Here is the projected lineup for the Hurricanes.

Forwards

Niederreiter-Aho-Necas
Svechnikov-Trocheck-Fast
McGinn-Staal-Foegele
Paquette-Lorentz-Martinook

Defensemen

Slavin-Hamilton
Skjei-Pesce
Fleury-Bean

Goalies

Nedeljkovic
Reimer

Injuries: Mrazek (right thumb), Teravainen (concussion symptoms; injured reserve)

Taxi squad: Gardiner, Geekie, Keane, McCormick, Warm

Note: Lineup subject to change prior to opening faceoff.

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