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Projected Lineup: Islanders vs. Hurricanes

Gauthier to make NHL debut

by Michael Smith @MSmithCanes / CarolinaHurricanes.com

Off to one of the hottest starts in the National Hockey League, the Carolina Hurricanes are now a win away from their best start in franchise history.

Julien Gauthier will make his NHL debut when the Hurricanes host the Islanders in the front half of a back-to-back set.

GAME PREVIEW

Here is the projected lineup for the Hurricanes.

Forwards

Svechnikov-Staal-McGinn
Niederreiter-Aho-Teravainen
Dzingel-Haula-Necas
Foegele-Wallmark-Gauthier

Defense

Slavin-Hamilton
Edmundson-Pesce
Gardiner-Fleury

Goalies

Mrazek
Reimer

Scratches: Martinook (core muscle), van Riemsdyk (shoulder; injured non-roster)

Note: Lineup subject to change prior to opening faceoff.

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