Adam Lowry has come down with an illness and will not play tonight.
Patrice Cormier, who was recalled Thursday from the St. John's IceCaps, will draw in as a result, making his 2014-15 debut.
Cormier will centre TJ Galiardi
and Anthony Peluso
on the fourth line.
Forward lines and defence pairings:
Andrew Ladd - Bryan Little - Blake Wheeler
Mathieu Perreault - Mark Scheifele - Dustin Byfuglien
Michael Frolik - Jim Slater - Chris Thorburn
TJ Galiardi - Patrice Cormier - Anthony Peluso
Toby Enstrom - Zach Bogosian
Mark Stuart - Jacob Trouba
Ben Chiarot - Adam Pardy
Ondrej Pavelec will start in goal. The 27-year-old has a 12-11-7 record this season, along with a 2.52 goals-against average and a .911 save percentage.