The stage is set for a four-game mini playoff-style series between the Carolina Hurricanes and Columbus Blue Jackets.
Jordan Martinook will play in his 400th career NHL game, while Alex Nedeljkovic looks to get the nod in net.
Here is the projected lineup for the Hurricanes.
Injuries: Mrazek (right thumb), Teravainen (concussion symptoms; injured reserve), Trocheck (upper body)
Taxi squad: Gardiner, Keane, McCormick, Warm
Note: Lineup subject to change prior to opening faceoff.