DALLAS - The Carolina Hurricanes will insert a big piece, both literally and figuratively, into their lineup when they take on the Dallas Stars.
Jordan Staal will return to the lineup after missing 32 of the team's last 34 games, and Curtis McElhinney will get the start in net.
Here is the projected lineup for the Hurricanes.
de Haan-van Riemsdyk
Scratches: Maenalanen (healthy)
Note: Lineup subject to change prior to opening faceoff.