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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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CAPITALS (34-20-7) at SABRES (28-24-8)

1 p.m. ET; NHLN, SN, MSG-B, 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

Carl Hagelin -- Nic Dowd -- Chandler Stephenson

Michal Kempny -- John Carlson

Dmitry Orlov -- Matt Niskanen

Brooks Orpik -- Christian Djoos

Braden Holtby

Pheonix Copley

Scratched: Dmitrij Jaskin, Travis Boyd, Nick Jensen

Injured: None


Sabres projected lineup

Jeff Skinner -- Jack Eichel -- Evan Rodrigues

Conor Sheary -- Casey Mittelstadt -- Sam Reinhart

Zemgus Girgensons -- Johan Larsson -- Jason Pominville

C.J. Smith -- Vladimir Sobotka -- Tage Thompson

Jake McCabe -- Rasmus Ristolainen

Rasmus Dahlin -- Zach Bogosian

Nathan Beaulieu -- Matt Hunwick

Carter Hutton

Linus Ullmark

Scratched: Casey Nelson, Danny O'Regan, Scott Wilson

Injured: Marco Scandella (upper body), Kyle Okposo (concussion)

 

DEVILS (24-29-8) AT RANGERS (26-26-8)

1 p.m. ET; ESPN+, MSG, MSG+, NHL.TV

 

Devils projected lineup
Jesper Bratt -- Nico Hischier -- Kyle Palmieri

Miles Wood -- Travis Zajac -- Blake Coleman

Drew Stafford -- Kevin Rooney -- Joey Anderson

Kenny Agostino -- Brett Seney -- Kurtis Gabriel

Andy Greene -- Damon Severson

Mirco Mueller -- Eric Gryba

Will Butcher -- Steven Santini

Cory Schneider

Keith Kinkaid

Scratched: Marcus Johansson, Connor Carrick

Injured: Taylor Hall (lower body), Sami Vatanen (concussion), Stefan Noesen (lower body), Pavel Zacha (upper body)


Rangers projected lineup

Chris Kreider -- Mika Zibanejad -- Filip Chytil

Jimmy Vesey -- Lias Andersson -- Pavel Buchnevich

Vladislav Namestnikov -- Ryan Strome -- Jesper Fast

Connor Brickley -- Boo Nieves

Brady Skjei -- Fredrik Claesson

Marc Staal -- Neal Pionk

Tony DeAngelo -- Kevin Shattenkirk

Brendan Smith

Alexandar Georgiev

Henrik Lundqvist

Scratched: Kevin Hayes, Mats Zuccarello, Adam McQuaid

Injured: Brett Howden (knee sprain)

 

BRUINS (36-17-8) at BLUES (32-23-5)

4 p.m. ET; NHLN, FS-MW, NESN, NHL.TV

 

Bruins projected lineup

Brad Marchand -- Patrice Bergeron -- Danton Heinen

Karson Kuhlman -- David Krejci -- Jake DeBrusk

Joakim Nordstrom -- Charlie Coyle -- David Backes

Sean Kuraly -- Noel Acciari -- Chris Wagner

Zdeno Chara -- Charlie McAvoy

Torey Krug -- Brandon Carlo

Matt Grzelcyk -- Kevan Miller

Tuukka Rask

Jaroslav Halak

Scratched: John Moore, Steven Kampfer, Peter Cehlarik

Injured: David Pastrnak (thumb)

 

Blues projected lineup

Jaden Schwartz -- Ryan O'Reilly -- Vladimir Tarasenko

Robert Thomas -- Tyler Bozak -- Alexander Steen

Zach Sanford -- Oskar Sundqvist -- Pat Maroon

Mackenzie MacEachern -- Ivan Barbashev -- Robby Fabbri

Joel Edmundson -- Alex Pietrangelo

Jay Bouwmeester -- Colton Parayko

Vince Dunn -- Robert Bortuzzo

Jordan Binnington

Jake Allen

Scratched: Chris Butler, Sammy Blais

Injured: Brayden Schenn (upper body), Carl Gunnarsson (upper body), David Perron (upper body)

 

HURRICANES (32-23-6) at STARS (30-25-5)

5 p.m. ET; FS-SW, FS-CR, NHL.TV

 

Hurricanes projected lineup

Nino Niederreiter -- Sebastian Aho -- Justin Williams

Micheal Ferland -- Lucas Wallmark -- Teuvo Teravainen

Andrei Svechnikov -- Jordan Martinook -- Brock McGinn

Warren Foegele -- Jordan Staal -- Saku Maenalanen

Jaccob Slavin -- Dougie Hamilton

Brett Pesce -- Justin Faulk

Calvin de Haan -- Trevor van Riemsdyk

Curtis McElhinney

Petr Mrazek

Scratched: Greg McKegg

Injured: None

 

Stars projected lineup

Jamie Benn -- Radek Faksa -- Blake Comeau

Roope Hintz -- Tyler Seguin -- Alexander Radulov

Mattias Janmark -- Jason Dickinson -- Jason Spezza

Andrew Cogliano -- Joel L'Esperance -- Brett Ritchie

Esa Lindell -- John Klingberg

Miro Heiskanen -- Roman Polak

Jamie Oleksiak -- Taylor Fedun

Ben Bishop

Anton Khudobin

Scratched: Julius Honka, Valeri Nichushkin, Ben Lovejoy

Injured: Stephen Johns (upper body), Marc Methot (lower body), Martin Hanzal (back), Tyler Pitlick (upper body)

 

KINGS (23-31-6) at PANTHERS (26-25-8)

5 p.m. ET; FS-F, FS-W, NHL.TV

 

Kings projected lineup

Alex Iafallo -- Anze Kopitar -- Dustin Brown

Brendan Leipsic -- Adrian Kempe -- Tyler Toffoli

Trevor Lewis -- Jeff Carter -- Ilya Kovalchuk

Kyle Clifford -- Michael Amadio -- Austin Wagner

Derek Forbort -- Drew Doughty

Oscar Fantenberg -- Sean Walker

Dion Phaneuf -- Matt Roy

Jonathan Quick

Jack Campbell

Scratched: Paul LaDue

Injured: Alec Martinez (upper body), Jonny Brodzinski (shoulder)

 

Panthers projected lineup

Jonathan Huberdeau -- Aleksander Barkov -- Frank Vatrano

Evgenii Dadonov -- Vincent Trocheck -- Jayce Hawryluk

Mike Hoffman -- Riley Sheahan -- Denis Malgin

Henrik Borgstrom -- Derick Brassard -- Troy Brouwer

Keith Yandle -- Aaron Ekblad

Mark Pysyk -- MacKenzie Weegar

Ian McCoshen -- Josh Brown

Roberto Luongo

James Reimer

Scratched: Bogdan Kiselevich, Jamie McGinn

Injured: Mike Matheson (lower body), Derek MacKenzie (shoulder), Colton Sceviour (wrist)

 

SHARKS (36-17-8) at BLUE JACKETS (34-23-3)

5 p.m. ET; FS-0, NBCSCA, NHL.TV

 

Sharks projected lineup

Timo Meier -- Logan Couture -- Joe Pavelski

Evander Kane -- Tomas Hertl -- Joonas Donskoi

Marcus Sorensen -- Joe Thornton -- Kevin Labanc

Micheal Haley -- Barclay Goodrow -- Melker Karlsson

Marc-Edouard Vlasic -- Erik Karlsson

Radim Simek -- Brent Burns

Brenden Dillon -- Justin Braun

Martin Jones

Aaron Dell

Scratched: Joakim Ryan, Tim Heed, Lukas Radil

Injured: None 

 

Blue Jackets projected lineup

Artemi Panarin -- Matt Duchene -- Cam Atkinson

Anthony Duclair -- Pierre-Luc Dubois -- Oliver Bjorkstrand

Nick Foligno -- Boone Jenner -- Josh Anderson

Eric Robinson -- Brandon Dubinsky -- Riley Nash

Markus Nutivaara -- Seth Jones

Zach Werenski -- David Savard

Dean Kukan -- Scott Harrington  

Sergei Bobrovsky

Joonas Korpisalo

Scratched: Adam Clendening, Lukas Sedlak, Alexander Wennberg

Injured: Ryan Murray (upper body), Markus Hannikainen (illness)

 

AVALANCHE (26-24-11) at PREDATORS (36-22-5)

5:30 p.m. ET; ALT, FS-TN, NHL.TV

 

Avalanche projected lineup

Alexander Kerfoot -- Nathan MacKinnon -- Sven Andrighetto

Matt Nieto -- Carl Soderberg -- Mikko Rantanen

Gabriel Landeskog -- Tyson Jost -- Matt Calvert

A.J. Greer -- Andrew Agozzino -- J.T. Compher

Samuel Girard -- Erik Johnson

Patrik Nemeth -- Tyson Barrie

Ryan Graves -- Nikita Zadorov

Philipp Grubauer

Semyon Varlamov

Scratched: Mark Barberio, Gabriel Bourque

Injured: Ian Cole (upper body), Vladislav Kamenev (shoulder), Colin Wilson (upper body)

 

Predators projected lineup

Filip Forsberg -- Ryan Johansen -- Kevin Fiala

Calle Jarnkrok -- Kyle Turris -- Viktor Arvidsson

Brian Boyle -- Nick Bonino -- Ryan Hartman

Cody McLeod -- Colton Sissons -- Rocco Grimaldi

Roman Josi -- Ryan Ellis

Mattias Ekholm -- P.K. Subban

Dan Hamhuis -- Matt Irwin

Pekka Rinne

Juuse Saros

Scratched: Yannick Weber, Frederick Gaudreau

Injured: Zac Rinaldo (shoulder), Miikka Salomaki (upper body), Craig Smith (lower body)

Suspended: Austin Watson

 

PENGUINS (32-22-7) at FLYERS (28-26-7)

8 p.m. ET; NBC, SN360, SN1, TVAS2

 

Penguins projected lineup

Jake Guentzel -- Sidney Crosby -- Bryan Rust

Zach Aston-Reese -- Evgeni Malkin -- Phil Kessel

Jared McCann -- Nick Bjugstad -- Patric Hornqvist

Tanner Pearson -- Matt Cullen -- Dominik Simon

Brian Dumoulin -- Kris Letang

Jack Johnson -- Justin Schultz

Marcus Pettersson -- Chad Ruhwedel

Matt Murray

Casey DeSmith

 

Scratched: Garrett Wilson, Juuso Riikola, Teddy Blueger

Injured: Olli Maatta (upper body)

 

Flyers projected lineup

Claude Giroux -- Nolan Patrick -- Travis Konecny

Oskar Lindblom -- Sean Couturier -- Jakub Voracek

Michael Raffl -- Scott Laughton -- Wayne Simmonds

James van Riemsdyk -- Phil Varone --Justin Bailey

Ivan Provorov -- Travis Sanheim

Shayne Gostisbehere -- Philippe Myers

Robert Hagg -- Andrew MacDonald

Brian Elliott

Cam Talbot

Scratched: None

Injured: Michal Neuvirth (lower body), Carter Hart (lower body)

Suspended: Radko Gudas

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