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Projected lineups, starting goalies for today

Updates from NHL.com writers, correspondents

by NHL.com @NHLdotcom / NHL.com

Projected lineups are based on reporting of NHL.com staff and correspondents at morning skates, team announcements and media reports. Although last-minute lineup changes are possible, these projections provide fantasy owners with the most up-to-date information available.

 

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PANTHERS (6-5-3) at FLYERS (9-7-1)

7 p.m. ET; TVAS, NBCSP, FS-F, NHL.TV

 

Panthers projected lineup

Evgenii Dadonov -- Aleksander Barkov -- Mike Hoffman

Jonathan Huberdeau -- Vincent Trocheck -- Frank Vatrano

Denis Malgin -- Jared McCann -- Nick Bjugstad

Colton Sceviour -- Juho Lammikko -- Troy Brouwer

Mike Matheson -- Aaron Ekblad

Keith Yandle -- Alexander Petrovic

Bogdan Kiselevich -- MacKenzie Weegar

Roberto Luongo

James Reimer

Scratched: Maxim Mamin, Mark Pysyk

Injured: Derek MacKenzie (shoulder), Jamie McGinn (back)

 

Flyers projected lineup

Claude Giroux -- Sean Couturier -- Travis Konecny

Oskar Lindblom -- Nolan Patrick -- Jakub Voracek

Dale Weise -- Jordan Weal -- Wayne Simmonds

Scott Laughton -- Jori Lehtera -- Nicolas Aube-Kubel

Ivan Provorov -- Robert Hagg

Shayne Gostisbehere -- Christian Folin

Travis Sanheim -- Radko Gudas

Brian Elliott

Calvin Pickard

Scratched: Andrew MacDonald

Injured: James van Riemsdyk (lower body), Michael Raffl (lower body), Corban Knight (collarbone), Michal Neuvirth (lower body)

 

CANUCKS (10-7-2) at ISLANDERS (8-6-2)

7 p.m. ET; MSG+, SNP, NHL.TV

 

Canucks projected lineup

Tim Schaller -- Bo Horvat -- Loui Eriksson

Nikolay Goldobin -- Elias Pettersson -- Jake Virtanen

Antoine Roussel -- Markus Granlund -- Tyler Motte

Darren Archibald -- Adam Gaudette -- Brendan Leipsic

Christopher Tanev -- Derrick Pouliot

Ben Hutton -- Erik Gudbranson

Michael Del Zotto -- Troy Stecher

Jacob Markstrom

Richard Bachman

Scratched: Brendan Gaunce, Alex Biega

Injured: Brock Boeser (groin), Brandon Sutter (shoulder), Jay Beagle (arm), Sven Baertschi (concussion), Alexander Edler (knee), Anders Nilsson (finger)

 

Islanders projected lineup

Anders Lee -- Mathew Barzal -- Josh Bailey

Tom Kuhnhackl -- Brock Nelson -- Jordan Eberle

Andrew Ladd -- Valtteri Filppula -- Leo Komarov

Anthony Beauvillier -- Casey Cizikas -- Cal Clutterbuck

Nick Leddy -- Ryan Pulock

Luca Sbisa -- Johnny Boychuk

Thomas Hickey -- Scott Mayfield

Thomas Greiss

Robin Lehner

Scratched: Adam Pelech, Ross Johnston

Injured: Matt Martin (upper body)

 

PENGUINS (7-5-3) AT DEVILS (6-8-1)

7 p.m. ET; MSG, ATTSN-PT, NHL.TV

 
Penguins projected lineup

Dominik Simon -- Sidney Crosby -- Bryan Rust

Carl Hagelin -- Evgeni Malkin -- Patric Hornqvist

Jake Guentzel -- Riley Sheahan -- Phil Kessel

Garrett Wilson -- Matt Cullen -- Zach Aston-Reese

Jack Johnson -- Kris Letang

Brian Dumoulin -- Chad Ruhwedel

Jamie Oleksiak -- Olli Maatta

Casey DeSmith

Matt Murray

Scratched: Daniel Sprong, Juuso Riikola

Injured: Justin Schultz (left leg fracture), Derick Brassard (lower body) 

 

Devils projected lineup

Taylor Hall -- Travis Zajac -- Kyle Palmieri

Marcus Johansson -- Pavel Zacha -- Jesper Bratt 

Blake Coleman -- Brett Seney -- Joey Anderson

Miles Wood -- Jean-Sebastien Dea -- Stefan Noesen

Mirco Mueller -- Sami Vatanen

Andy Greene -- Damon Severson

Will Butcher -- Ben Lovejoy

Keith Kinkaid

Cory Schneider

Scratched: Kurtis Gabriel, Egor Yakovlev

Injured: Steven Santini (jaw), Nico Hischier (upper body), Brian Boyle (upper body)

 

COYOTES (8-7-1) at RED WINGS (7-8-2)

7:30 p.m. EST; FS-D, FS-A, NHL.TV

 

Coyotes projected lineup

Richard Panik -- Alex Galchenyuk -- Clayton Keller

Nick Cousins -- Derek Stepan -- Christian Fischer

Michael Grabner -- Brad Richardson -- Vinnie Hinostroza

Lawson Crouse -- Dylan Strome -- Brendan Perlini

Oliver Ekman-Larsson -- Jason Demers

Jakob Chychrun -- Niklas Hjalmarsson

Kevin Connauton -- Jordan Oesterle

Darcy Kuemper

Hunter Miska

Scratched: Josh Archibald, Ilya Lyubushkin

Injured: Christian Dvorak (torn pectoral), Alex Goligoski (lower body), Antti Raanta (lower body)

 

Red Wings projected lineup

Darren Helm -- Dylan Larkin -- Anthony Mantha

Gustav Nyquist -- Frans Nielsen -- Andreas Athanasiou

Justin Abdelkader -- Luke Glendening -- Tyler Bertuzzi

Martin Frk -- Wade Megan -- Michael Rasmussen

Trevor Daley -- Mike Green

Niklas Kronwall -- Dennis Cholowski

Danny DeKeyser -- Nick Jensen

Jimmy Howard

Jonathan Bernier

Scratched: Luke Witkowski

Injured: Evgeny Svechnikov (knee surgery), Jonathan Ericsson (lower body), Thomas Vanek (lower body), Jacob de la Rose (upper body)

 

LIGHTNING (12-4-1) at SABRES (9-6-2)

7:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, NHL.TV

 

Lightning projected lineup

J.T. Miller -- Steven Stamkos -- Nikita Kucherov

Yanni Gourde -- Brayden Point -- Tyler Johnson

Alex Killorn -- Anthony Cirelli -- Mathieu Joseph

Danick Martel -- Cedric Paquette -- Ryan Callahan

Victor Hedman -- Dan Girardi

Ryan McDonagh -- Erik Cernak

Braydon Coburn -- Mikhail Sergachev

Louis Domingue

Andrei Vasilevskiy

Scratched: Slater Koekkoek

Injured: Anton Stralman (upper body), Adam Erne (upper body), Ondrej Palat (lower body)

 

Sabres projected lineup

Jeff Skinner -- Jack Eichel -- Sam Reinhart

Vladimir Sobotka -- Evan Rodrigues -- Jason Pominville

Conor Sheary -- Casey Mittelstadt -- Kyle Okposo

Zemgus Girgensons -- Johan Larsson -- Tage Thompson

Marco Scandella -- Rasmus Ristolainen

Jake McCabe -- Zach Bogosian

Nathan Beaulieu -- Rasmus Dahlin

Carter Hutton

Linus Ullmark

Scratched: Remi Elie, Patrik Berglund, Casey Nelson

Injured: Scott Wilson (ankle), Matt Hunwick (neck)

 

CAPITALS (7-6-3) at WILD (11-4-2)

8 p.m. ET; FS-N, NBCSWA, NHL.TV

 

Capitals projected lineup

Alex Ovechkin -- Evgeny Kuznetsov -- Tom Wilson

Jakub Vrana -- Nicklas Backstrom -- T.J. Oshie

Andre Burakovsky -- Lars Eller -- Brett Connolly

Chandler Stephenson -- Travis Boyd -- Devante Smith-Pelly

Dmitry Orlov -- John Carlson

Michal Kempny -- Matt Niskanen

Christian Djoos -- Madison Bowey

Pheonix Copley

Braden Holtby

Scratched: Jonas Siegenthaler, Nic Dowd, Dmitrij Jaskin

Injured: Brooks Orpik (lower body)

 

Wild projected lineup

Zach Parise -- Mikko Koivu -- Nino Niederreiter

Jason Zucker -- Eric Staal -- Mikael Granlund

Jordan Greenway -- Joel Eriksson Ek -- Charlie Coyle

Marcus Foligno -- Eric Fehr -- J.T. Brown

Ryan Suter -- Matt Dumba

Jonas Brodin -- Jared Spurgeon

Nick Seeler -- Greg Pateryn

Devan Dubnyk  

Alex Stalock

Scratched: Nate Prosser, Matt Hendricks

Injured: None

 

CANADIENS (9-5-3) at OILERS (8-8-1)

9 p.m. ET; SNW, TSN2, RDS, NHL.TV

 

Canadiens projected lineup

Tomas Tatar -- Phillip Danault -- Brendan Gallagher

Jonathan Drouin -- Max Domi -- Andrew Shaw

Kenny Agostino -- Jesperi Kotkaniemi -- Artturi Lehkonen

Nicolas Deslauriers -- Matthew Peca -- Charles Hudon

Jordie Benn -- Victor Mete

David Schlemko -- Jeff Petry

Noah Juulsen -- Mike Reilly

Antti Niemi  

Carey Price

Scratched: Karl Alzner, Xavier Ouellet

Injured: Shea Weber (knee), Joel Armia (lower body), Paul Byron (lower body)

 

Oilers projected lineup

Drake Caggiula -- Connor McDavid -- Leon Draisaitl

Tobias Rieder -- Ryan Nugent-Hopkins -- Alex Chiasson

Milan Lucic -- Ryan Strome -- Ty Rattie

Jujhar Khaira -- Kyle Brodziak -- Zack Kassian

Oscar Klefbom -- Adam Larsson

Darnell Nurse -- Matt Benning

Kris Russell -- Kevin Gravel

Mikko Koskinen

Cam Talbot

Scratched: Cooper Marody, Jason Garrison

Injured: Andrej Sekera (Achilles) 

 


MAPLE LEAFS (11-6-0) at KINGS (5-10-1)

10:30 p.m. ET; FS-W, SNO, NHL.TV

 

Maple Leafs projected lineup

Zach Hyman -- John Tavares -- Mitchell Marner  

Patrick Marleau -- Nazem Kadri -- Kasperi Kapanen   

Andreas Johnsson -- Par Lindholm -- Connor Brown  

Tyler Ennis -- Frederik Gauthier -- Josh Leivo

Morgan Rielly -- Ron Hainsey

Jake Gardiner -- Nikita Zaitsev  

Travis Dermott -- Igor Ozhiganov

Frederik Andersen

Garret Sparks

Scratched: Justin Holl, Martin Marincin, Trevor Moore

Injured: Auston Matthews (shoulder)

 

Kings projected lineup

Alex Iafallo -- Anze Kopitar -- Dustin Brown   

Ilya Kovalchuk -- Jeff Carter -- Tyler Toffoli   

Tanner Pearson -- Michael Amadio -- Trevor Lewis

Kyle Clifford -- Adrian Kempe -- Nate Thompson   

Derek Forbort -- Drew Doughty

Jake Muzzin -- Alec Martinez

Dion Phaneuf -- Oscar Fantenberg  

Peter Budaj

Calvin Petersen

Scratched: Paul LaDue  

Injured: Jack Campbell (knee), Jonathan Quick (knee), Jonny Brodzinski (shoulder)

 

PREDATORS (13-3-1) at SHARKS (9-6-3)

10:30 p.m. ET; SN1, SNE, SNP, NBCSCA, FS-TN, NHL.TV

 

Predators projected lineup

Filip Forsberg -- Ryan Johansen -- Colton Sissons

Kevin Fiala -- Kyle Turris -- Craig Smith

Miikka Salomaki -- Nick Bonino -- Ryan Hartman

Zac Rinaldo -- Frederick Gaudreau -- Rocco Grimaldi

Roman Josi -- Ryan Ellis

Mattias Ekholm -- P.K. Subban

Matt Irwin -- Yannick Weber

Juuse Saros

Pekka Rinne

Scratched: Anthony Bitetto

Injured: Dan Hamhuis (lower body), Viktor Arvidsson (upper body), Calle Jarnkrok (lower body)

 

Sharks projected lineup

Evander Kane -- Joe Pavelski -- Joonas Donskoi

Tomas Hertl -- Logan Couture -- Timo Meier

Marcus Sorensen -- Joe Thornton -- Kevin Labanc

Barclay Goodrow -- Antti Suomela -- Melker Karlsson

Joakim Ryan -- Brent Burns

Brenden Dillon -- Erik Karlsson

Marc-Edouard Vlasic -- Justin Braun

Martin Jones

Aaron Dell

Scratched: Radim Simek, Tim Heed, Rourke Chartier

Injured: None

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