UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The Carolina Hurricanes and New York Islanders are set to square off on Saturday afternoon in a key Metropolitan Division showdown.
In practice on Friday, head coach Rod Brind'Amour reunited the Canes' dangerous top line of Andrei Svechnikov, Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen. Anton Forsberg is expected to start in net.
Here is the projected lineup for the Hurricanes.
Scratches: Hamilton (leg; injured reserve), Mrazek (concussion), Pesce (shoulder; injured reserve), Reimer (lower body), Vatanen (lower body; injured reserve)
Note: Lineup subject to change prior to opening faceoff.