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Projected Lineup: Hurricanes at Penguins

Geekie expected to make NHL debut

by Michael Smith @MSmithCanes / CarolinaHurricanes.com

PITTSBURGH - The Carolina Hurricanes and Pittsburgh Penguins begin their four-game series late in the regular season, a Sunday afternoon faceoff between two Metropolitan Division opponents.

Morgan Geekie is expected to make his NHL debut, while Alex Nedeljkovic is the projected starter in net.

GAME PREVIEW

Here is the projected lineup for the Hurricanes.

Forwards

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

Defense

Edmundson-Slavin
Fleury-Skjei
Gardiner-van Riemsdyk

Goalies

Nedeljkovic
Forsberg

Scratches: Dzingel (upper body), 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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