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Projected Lineup: Blackhawks vs. Hurricanes

Mrazek gets the start in net in rematch against Chicago

by Michael Smith @MSmithCanes / Hurricanes.com

Petr Mrazek will get the start in net when the Carolina Hurricanes rematch against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Mrazek, who had missed the previous six games with a lower-body injury before dressing as the back up on Monday night, is 5-1-2 with a 1.60 goals-against average, a .939 save percentage and three shutouts this season.

"We've got to get him up to speed. We're running out of runway here," head coach Rod Brind'Amour said. "He needs to get some game action."

GAME PREVIEW

Here is the projected lineup for the Hurricanes.

Forwards

Svechnikov-Aho-Teravainen
Niederreiter-Trocheck-Necas
Foegele-Staal-Fast
McCormick-Lorentz-Geekie

Defensemen

Slavin-Hamilton
Skjei-Pesce
Bean-Hakanpaa

Goalies

Mrazek
Nedeljkovic

Scratches: Gardiner, Reimer

Injuries: Martinook (lower body), McGinn (upper body), Paquette (lower body)

Taxi squad: Ryan, Shore

Note: Lineup subject to change prior to opening faceoff.

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