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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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BLUES (20-20-4) at ISLANDERS (25-15-4)

7 p.m. ET; MSG+, FS-MW, NHL.TV

 

Blues projected lineup

Zach Sanford -- Ryan O'Reilly -- David Perron

Jaden Schwartz -- Brayden Schenn -- Vladimir Tarasenko

Pat Maroon -- Oskar Sundqvist -- Jordan Kyrou

Jordan Nolan -- Ivan Barbashev -- Sammy Blais

Joel Edmundson -- Alex Pietrangelo

Jay Bouwmeester -- Colton Parayko

Vince Dunn -- Robert Bortuzzo

Jordan Binnington

Jake Allen

Scratched: Mackenzie MacEachern, Robby Fabbri

Injured: Tyler Bozak (upper body), Alexander Steen (shoulder), Robert Thomas (upper body), Carl Gunnarsson (illness)

 

Islanders projected lineup

Anders Lee -- Brock Nelson -- Jordan Eberle

Anthony Beauvillier -- Mathew Barzal -- Josh Bailey

Michael Dal Colle -- Valtteri Filppula -- Leo Komarov

Matt Martin -- Casey Cizikas -- Cal Clutterbuck

Nick Leddy -- Johnny Boychuk

Adam Pelech -- Ryan Pulock

Devon Toews -- Scott Mayfield

Robin Lehner

Thomas Greiss

Scratched: Ross Johnston, Tom Kuhnhackl, Luca Sbisa

Injured: Thomas Hickey (upper body), Andrew Ladd (lower body)

 

HURRICANES (22-18-5) at RANGERS (18-20-7)

7 p.m. ET; MSG, FS-CR, NHL.TV

 

Hurricanes projected lineup

Brock McGinn -- Sebastian Aho -- Teuvo Teravainen

Micheal Ferland -- Lucas Wallmark -- Jordan Martinook

Andrei Svechnikov -- Greg McKegg -- Justin Williams

Warren Foegele -- Victor Rask -- Saku Maenalanen

Jaccob Slavin -- Brett Pesce

Calvin de Haan -- Justin Faulk

Trevor van Riemsdyk -- Dougie Hamilton

Petr Mrazek

Curtis McElhinney

Scratched: None

Injured: Jordan Staal (upper body), Clark Bishop (lower body)

 

Rangers projected lineup

Chris Kreider -- Mika Zibanejad -- Mats Zuccarello

Filip Chytil -- Ryan Strome -- Jesper Fast

Jimmy Vesey -- Boo Nieves -- Vladislav Namestnikov

Cody McLeod -- Brett Howden -- Pavel Buchnevich

Marc Staal -- Tony DeAngelo

Brady Skjei -- Adam McQuaid

Ryan Lindgren -- Kevin Shattenkirk

Henrik Lundqvist

Alexandar Georgiev

Scratched: Brendan Smith

Injured: Kevin Hayes (upper body), Neal Pionk (lower body), Fredrik Claesson (shoulder)

 

DEVILS (18-20-7) at BLUE JACKETS (27-15-3)

7 p.m. ET; FS-O, MSG+ 2, NHL.TV

 

Devils projected lineup

Marcus Johansson -- Nico Hischier -- Kyle Palmieri

Miles Wood -- Travis Zajac -- Blake Coleman

Brett Seney -- Pavel Zacha -- Jesper Bratt

Brian Boyle -- Kevin Rooney -- Drew Stafford

Andy Greene -- Damon Severson

Will Butcher -- Sami Vatanen

Mirco Mueller -- Ben Lovejoy

Keith Kinkaid

Mackenzie Blackwood

Scratched: Steven Santini, Blake Pietila, Cameron Johnson , Egor Yakovlev

Injured: Joey Anderson (ankle), Taylor Hall (lower body), Cory Schneider (abdominal strain), Stefan Noesen (lower body)

 

Blue Jackets projected lineup

Artemi Panarin -- Pierre-Luc Dubois -- Cam Atkinson

Nick Foligno -- Boone Jenner -- Josh Anderson

Anthony Duclair -- Alexander Wennberg -- Kevin Stenlund

Lukas Sedlak -- Riley Nash -- Oliver Bjorkstrand

Zach Werenski -- Seth Jones

Ryan Murray -- Markus Nutivaara

Scott Harrington -- David Savard

Joonas Korpisalo

Sergei Bobrovsky

Scratched: Dean Kukan

Injured: Brandon Dubinsky (hamstring), Markus Hannikainen (elbow)

 

PANTHERS (17-19-8) at CANADIENS (25-17-5)

7:30 p.m. ET; TSN2, RDS, FS-F, NHL.TV

 

Panthers projected lineup

Frank Vatrano -- Aleksander Barkov -- Evgenii Dadonov

Jonathan Huberdeau -- Henrik Borgstrom -- Nick Bjugstad

Mike Hoffman -- Jared McCann -- Denis Malgin

Jayce Hawryluk -- Juho Lammikko -- Colton Sceviour

Keith Yandle -- Aaron Ekblad

Mike Matheson -- Mark Pysyk

Ian McCoshen -- MacKenzie Weegar

Roberto Luongo

James Reimer

Scratched: Micheal Haley, Troy Brouwer, Bogdan Kiselevich

Injured: Derek MacKenzie (upper body), Vincent Trocheck (ankle)

 

Canadiens projected lineup

Jonathan Drouin -- Phillip Danault -- Brendan Gallagher

Artturi Lehkonen -- Max Domi -- Joel Armia

Tomas Tatar -- Jesperi Kotkaniemi -- Paul Byron

Kenny Agostino -- Michael Chaput -- Nicolas Deslauriers

Victor Mete -- Shea Weber

Mike Reilly -- Jeff Petry

Brett Kulak -- Jordie Benn

Antti Niemi

Carey Price

Scratched: Charles Hudon, Matthew Peca, Karl Alzner

Injured: Andrew Shaw (neck)

 

DUCKS (19-18-9) at RED WINGS (17-23-7)

7:30 p.m. ET; FS-D, PRIME, NHL.TV

 

Ducks projected lineup

Rickard Rakell -- Ryan Getzlaf -- Jakob Silfverberg

Nick Ritchie -- Adam Henrique -- Ondrej Kase

Devin Shore -- Carter Rowney -- Daniel Sprong

Brian Gibbons -- Ryan Kesler -- Kiefer Sherwood

Hampus Lindholm -- Brandon Montour

Cam Fowler -- Josh Manson

Jacob Larsson -- Andy Welinski

John Gibson

Chad Johnson

Scratched: Jake Dotchin, Pontus Aberg

Injured: Corey Perry (knee), Patrick Eaves (rib), Ryan Miller (knee), Korbinian Holzer (wrist)

 

Red Wings projected lineup

Gustav Nyquist -- Dylan Larkin -- Tyler Bertuzzi

Thomas Vanek -- Frans Nielsen -- Anthony Mantha

Darren Helm -- Luke Glendening -- Andreas Athanasiou

Christoffer Ehn -- Jacob de la Rose -- Justin Abdelkader

Niklas Kronwall -- Mike Green

Danny DeKeyser -- Dennis Cholowski

Jonathan Ericsson -- Nick Jensen

Jimmy Howard

Jonathan Bernier

Scratched: Martin Frk, Luke Witkowski, Filip Hronek

Injured: Evgeny Svechnikov (knee surgery), Trevor Daley (foot), Michael Rasmussen (lower body)

 

KINGS (18-25-3) at WILD (22-20-3)

8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, NHL.TV

 

Kings projected lineup

Ilya Kovalchuk -- Anze Kopitar -- Dustin Brown

Alex Iafallo -- Jeff Carter -- Brendan Leipsic

Carl Hagelin -- Adrian Kempe -- Tyler Toffoli

Kyle Clifford -- Nate Thompson -- Matt Luff   

Derek Forbort -- Drew Doughty

Jake Muzzin -- Alec Martinez

Dion Phaneuf -- Oscar Fantenberg

Jonathan Quick

Jack Campbell

Scratched: Paul LaDue, Austin Wagner, Sean Walker

Injured: Trevor Lewis (foot), Jonny Brodzinski (shoulder)

 

Wild projected lineup

Jason Zucker -- Mikko Koivu -- Mikael Granlund

Jordan Greenway -- Eric Staal -- Nino Niederreiter

Zach Parise -- Charlie Coyle -- Luke Kunin

Marcus Foligno -- Joel Eriksson Ek -- Matt Hendricks

Ryan Suter -- Jared Spurgeon

Jonas Brodin -- Greg Pateryn

Nick Seeler -- Nate Prosser

Alex Stalock

Devan Dubnyk

Scratched: J.T. Brown

Injured: Matt Dumba (upper body), Eric Fehr (lower body)

 

CAPITALS (27-13-5) at PREDATORS (27-16-4)

8 p.m. ET; SN, TVAS, FS-TN, 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

Michal Kempny -- John Carlson

Dmitry Orlov -- Matt Niskanen

Brooks Orpik -- Madison Bowey

Braden Holtby

Pheonix Copley

Scratched: Nic Dowd, Jonas Siegenthaler, Dmitrij Jaskin

Injured: Christian Djoos (thigh)

 

Predators projected lineup

Filip Forsberg -- Ryan Johansen -- Viktor Arvidsson

Kevin Fiala -- Colton Sissons -- Craig Smith

Calle Jarnkrok -- Nick Bonino -- Austin Watson

Ryan Hartman -- Frederick Gaudreau -- Rocco Grimaldi

Roman Josi -- P.K. Subban

Mattias Ekholm -- Ryan Ellis

Dan Hamhuis -- Yannick Weber

Juuse Saros

Pekka Rinne

Scratched: Zac Rinaldo, Matt Irwin, Anthony Bitetto

Injured: Miikka Salomaki (upper body), Kyle Turris (lower body)

 

GOLDEN KNIGHTS (28-16-4) at JETS (29-14-2)

8 p.m. ET; TSN3, ATTSN-RM, NHL.TV

 

Golden Knights projected lineup

Jonathan Marchessault -- William Karlsson -- Brandon Pirri

Max Pacioretty -- Paul Stastny -- Alex Tuch

Oscar Lindberg -- Cody Eakin -- Ryan Carpenter

Tomas Nosek -- Pierre-Edouard Bellemare -- Ryan Reaves

Brayden McNabb -- Nate Schmidt

Shea Theodore -- Deryk Engelland

Jon Merrill -- Nick Holden

Marc-Andre Fleury

Maxime Lagace

Scratched: Brad Hunt, Valentin Zykov, Malcolm Subban

Injured: Reilly Smith (lower body), Erik Haula (lower body), William Carrier (illness), Colin Miller (undisclosed)

 

Jets projected lineup

Kyle Connor -- Mark Scheifele -- Blake Wheeler

Patrik Laine -- Bryan Little -- Jack Roslovic

Mathieu Perreault -- Adam Lowry -- Brandon Tanev

Brendan Lemieux -- Andrew Copp -- Mason Appleton

Josh Morrissey -- Jacob Trouba

Dmitry Kulikov -- Tyler Myers

Joe Morrow -- Sami Niku

Laurent Brossoit

Connor Hellebuyck

Scratched: Nic Petan

Injured: Dustin Byfuglien (lower body), Nikolaj Ehlers (upper body), Ben Chiarot (lower body)

 

LIGHTNING (35-9-2) at STARS (23-19-4)

8:30 p.m. ET; FS-SW, SUN, NHL.TV

 

Lightning projected lineup

Ondrej Palat -- Steven Stamkos -- Yanni Gourde

Tyler Johnson -- Brayden Point -- Nikita Kucherov

Mathieu Joseph -- Anthony Cirelli -- Alex Killorn

J.T. Miller -- Cedric Paquette -- Ryan Callahan

Victor Hedman -- Dan Girardi

Ryan McDonagh -- Anton Stralman

Braydon Coburn -- Mikhail Sergachev

Andrei Vasilevskiy

Louis Domingue

Scratched: Adam Erne, Erik Cernak, Danick Martel

Injured: None

 

Stars projected lineup

Jamie Benn -- Tyler Seguin -- Alexander Radulov

Andrew Cogliano -- Jason Spezza -- Erik Condra

Blake Comeau -- Radek Faksa -- Tyler Pitlick

Mattias Janmark -- Roope Hintz -- Valeri Nichushkin

Esa Lindell -- John Klingberg

Miro Heiskanen -- Roman Polak

Julius Honka -- Taylor Fedun

Anton Khudobin

Ben Bishop

Scratched: Connor Carrick, Brett Ritchie

Injured: Stephen Johns (upper body), Marc Methot (lower body), Jason Dickinson (upper body), Martin Hanzal (back)

 

PENGUINS (25-14-6) at SHARKS (27-13-7)

10 p.m. ET; ESPN+, SN1, NBCSCA, ATTSN-PT, NHL.TV

Penguins projected lineup

Jake Guentzel -- Sidney Crosby -- Bryan Rust

Tanner Pearson -- Evgeni Malkin -- Dominik Simon

Riley Sheahan -- Derick Brassard -- Phil Kessel

Derek Grant -- Matt Cullen -- Garrett Wilson

Brian Dumoulin -- Kris Letang

Olli Maatta -- Jamie Oleksiak

Marcus Pettersson -- Jack Johnson

Matt Murray

Casey DeSmith

Scratched: Chad Ruhwedel, Juuso Riikola

Injured: Patric Hornqvist (concussion), Zach Aston-Reese (upper body), Justin Schultz (leg)

Sharks projected lineup

Marcus Sorensen - Joe Thornton - Joe Pavelski

Lukas Radil -- Logan Couture -- Timo Meier

Evander Kane -- Tomas Hertl -- Joonas Donskoi

Melker Karlsson -- Barclay Goodrow -- Kevin Labanc

Radim Simek -- Brent Burns

Brenden Dillon -- Erik Karlsson

Tim Heed -- Justin Braun

Martin Jones

Aaron Dell

Scratched: Joakim Ryan, Dylan Gambrell

Injured: Marc-Edouard Vlasic (wrist)

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