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Below are projected lineups compiled by NHL.com staff writers and independent correspondents. For more fantasy coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.

 

SHARKS (29-35-5) at BLACKHAWKS (31-30-8)

8 p.m. ET; NBCSN

 

Sharks projected lineup

Evander Kane -- Noah Gregor -- Kevin Labanc

Marcus Sorensen -- Joe Thornton -- Timo Meier

Melker Karlsson -- Joel Kellman -- Stefan Noesen

Lean Bergmann -- Antti Suomela -- Dylan Gambrell

Radim Simek -- Brent Burns

Marc-Edouard Vlasic -- Brandon Davidson

Nikolai Knyzhov -- Tim Heed

Aaron Dell

Martin Jones

Scratched: Nick DeSimone, Alexander True

Injured: Logan Couture (concussion protocol), Mario Ferraro (lower body), Tomas Hertl (left ACL/MCL), Erik Karlsson (left thumb), Jacob Middleton (ankle), Dalton Prout (upper body)

 

Blackhawks projected lineup

Alex DeBrincat -- Jonathan Toews -- Brandon Saad

Alex Nylander -- Dylan Strome -- Patrick Kane

Dominik Kubalik -- Kirby Dach -- Brandon Hagel

Matthew Highmore -- David Kampf -- Ryan Carpenter

Duncan Keith -- Nicolas Beaudin

Olli Maatta -- Slater Koekkoek

Lucas Carlsson -- Connor Murphy

Corey Crawford

Malcolm Subban

Scratched: Nick Seeler

Injured: Adam Boqvist (concussion protocol), Drake Caggiula (right hand), Lucas Carlsson (concussion protocol), Calvin de Haan (right shoulder), Brent Seabrook (right shoulder/left and right hip), Andrew Shaw (concussion protocol), Zack Smith (back)

 

JETS (36-28-6) at OILERS (37-24-9)

9 p.m. ET; SN, TVAS, NHL.TV 

 

Jets projected lineup 

Kyle Connor -- Mark Scheifele -- Blake Wheeler

Nikolaj Ehlers -- Cody Eakin -- Patrik Laine

Andrew Copp -- Adam Lowry -- Jack Roslovic

Mathieu Perreault -- Nicholas Shore -- Mason Appleton

Josh Morrissey -- Dylan DeMelo

Dmitry Kulikov -- Neal Pionk

Nathan Beaulieu -- Tucker Poolman

Connor Hellebuyck

Laurent Brossoit

Scratched: Carl Dahlstrom, Logan Shaw, Gabriel Bourque, Jansen Harkins

Injured: Bryan Little (upper body), Luca Sbisa (upper body), Sami Niku (lower body), Anthony Bitetto (upper body)

 

Oilers projected lineup

Tyler Ennis -- Connor McDavid -- Zack Kassian

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins -- Leon Draisaitl -- Kailer Yamamoto

Andreas Athanasiou -- Riley Sheahan -- Josh Archibald

James Neal -- Jujhar Khaira -- Alex Chiasson

Darnell Nurse -- Ethan Bear

Oscar Klefbom -- Adam Larsson

Caleb Jones -- Kris Russell   

Mike Smith

Mikko Koskinen

Scratched: Gaetan Haas, Patrick Russell, Matt Benning   

Injured: Joakim Nygard (hand), Mike Green (knee)  

 

BLUES (41-19-10) at DUCKS (29-32-9)

10 p.m. ET; PRIME, FS-MW, NHL.TV

 

Blues projected lineup

Jaden Schwartz -- Brayden Schenn -- Sammy Blais

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

Alexander Steen -- Robert Thomas -- Tyler Bozak

Mackenzie MacEachern -- Oskar Sundqvist -- Ivan Barbashev

Carl Gunnarsson -- Alex Pietrangelo

Marco Scandella -- Colton Parayko

Vince Dunn -- Justin Faulk

Jordan Binnington

Jake Allen

Scratched: Jordan Kyrou, Jacob de la Rose, Troy Brouwer, Robert Bortuzzo

Injured: Vladimir Tarasenko (shoulder), Jay Bouwmeester (cardiac episode)

 

Ducks projected lineup

Sonny Milano -- Ryan Getzlaf -- Danton Heinen

Rickard Rakell -- Adam Henrique -- Jakob Silfverberg

Max Jones -- Sam Steel -- Kiefer Sherwood

Nicolas Deslauriers -- David Backes -- Carter Rowney

Jacob Larsson -- Michael Del Zotto

Matt Irwin -- Josh Manson

Christian Djoos -- Jani Hakanpaa

Anthony Stolarz

Ryan Miller

Scratched: Andrew Agozzino

Injured: Cam Fowler (lower body), Erik Gudbranson (upper body), Hampus Lindholm (upper body), John Gibson (groin)

 

RANGERS (37-28-4) at AVALANCHE (41-20-8)

10 p.m. ET; ESPN+, ALT, MSG+, NHL.TV

 

Rangers projected lineup

Phillip Di Giuseppe -- Mika Zibanejad -- Pavel Buchnevich

Artemi Panarin -- Ryan Strome -- Jesper Fast

Brett Howden -- Greg McKegg -- Julien Gauthier

Brendan Lemieux -- Steven Fogarty -- Kaapo Kakko

Ryan Lindgren -- Adam Fox

Brendan Smith -- Jacob Trouba

Marc Staal -- Tony DeAngelo

Alexandar Georgiev

Igor Shesterkin

Scratched: Henrik Lundqvist

Injured: Filip Chytil (lower body), Micheal Haley (core muscle), Chris Kreider (fractured foot)

 

Avalanche projected lineup

Gabriel Landeskog -- J.T. Compher -- Valeri Nichushkin

Vladislav Namestnikov -- Tyson Jost -- Joonas Donskoi

Matt Nieto -- Pierre-Edouard Bellemare -- Martin Kaut

Logan O'Connor -- Vladislav Kamenev -- Mark Barberio

Ryan Graves -- Cale Makar

Samuel Girard -- Erik Johnson

Ian Cole -- Nikita Zadorov

Pavel Francouz

Michael Hutchinson

Scratched: Kevin Connauton

Injured: Andre Burakovsky (upper body), Matt Calvert (lower body), Nazem Kadri (lower body), Philipp Grubauer (lower body), Nathan MacKinnon (lower body), Mikko Rantanen (upper body), Colin Wilson (lower body)

 

SENATORS (25-33-12) at KINGS (28-35-6)

10:30 p.m. ET; ESPN+, FS-W, TSN5, RDS, NHL.TV 

 

Senators projected lineup

Brady Tkachuk -- Chris Tierney -- Connor Brown

Rudolfs Balcers -- Colin White -- Bobby Ryan

Anthony Duclair -- Nick Paul -- Jayce Hawryluk

Mikkel Boedker -- Matthew Peca -- Scott Sabourin

Thomas Chabot -- Ron Hainsey

Mike Reilly -- Nikita Zaitsev

Andreas Englund -- Christian Wolanin

Craig Anderson

Marcus Hogberg

Scratched: None

Injured: Artem Anisimov (upper body), Mark Borowiecki (ankle), Anders Nilsson (concussion)

 

Kings projected lineup

Alex Iafallo -- Anze Kopitar -- Dustin Brown

Adrian Kempe -- Blake Lizotte -- Trevor Lewis

Trevor Moore -- Gabriel Vilardi -- Martin Frk

Nikolai Prokhorkin -- Michael Amadio -- Austin Wagner

Ben Hutton -- Drew Doughty

Mikey Anderson -- Matt Roy

Kurtis MacDermid -- Sean Walker

Calvin Petersen

Jonathan Quick

Scratched: Joakim Ryan

Injured: Jeff Carter (lower body)

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