CHICAGO - Vincent Trocheck is set to return to the Carolina Hurricanes' lineup when they face off against the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night.
Trocheck's return comes after he missed the team's last eight games with an upper-body injury he sustained on March 9. As he did in practice on Monday, Trocheck will center a line flanked by Andrei Svechnikov and Jesper Fast on either wing.
LINEUP: HURRICANES at BLACKHAWKS
Trocheck is a point-per-game player this season with 24 points (13g, 11a) in as many games. He ranks third on the team in goals, first on the team in power-play goals (6) and second on the team in power-play points (13). Trocheck is also a weapon in the faceoff circle, where he's won 56% of his draws this season.