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Projected Lineup: Hurricanes at Islanders

Forsberg expected to start in net at the Coliseum

by Michael Smith @MSmithCanes / CarolinaHurricanes.com

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.

GAME PREVIEW

Here is the projected lineup for the Hurricanes.

Forwards

Svechnikov-Aho-Teravainen
Foegele-Trocheck-Necas
McGinn-Staal-Williams
Dzingel-Martinook-Niederreiter

Defense

Edmundson-Slavin
Fleury-Skjei
Gardiner-van Riemsdyk

Goalies

Forsberg
Nedeljkovic

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.

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