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Here are the projected lineups as compiled by NHL.com staff writers and independent correspondents:

 

RANGERS (2-1-0) AT DEVILS (0-4-2)

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

 

Rangers projected lineup

Artemi Panarin -- Mika Zibanejad -- Pavel Buchnevich

Chris Kreider -- Brett Howden -- Kaapo Kakko

Brendan Smith -- Ryan Strome -- Jesper Fast

Greg McKegg -- Lias Andersson -- Micheal Haley

Libor Hajek -- Jacob Trouba

Brady Skjei -- Adam Fox

Marc Staal -- Tony DeAngelo

Alexandar Georgiev

Henrik Lundqvist

Scratched: Brendan Lemieux

Injured: None

 

Devils projected lineup

Taylor Hall -- Jack Hughes -- Kyle Palmieri

Blake Coleman -- Travis Zajac -- Wayne Simmonds

Nikita Gusev -- Pavel Zacha -- Jesper Bratt

Miles Wood -- Kevin Rooney -- John Hayden

Damon Severson -- P.K. Subban

Will Butcher -- Sami Vatanen

Mirco Mueller -- Matt Tennyson

Mackenzie Blackwood

Cory Schneider

Scratched: Connor Carrick, Jesper Boqvist

Injured: Andy Greene (upper body), Nico Hischier (upper body)

 

WILD (1-5-0) at CANADIENS (2-2-2)

7 p.m. ET; TSN2, RDS, FS-N, NHL.TV

 

Wild projected lineup

Zach Parise -- Mikko Koivu -- Jason Zucker

Gerald Mayhew -- Eric Staal -- Ryan Hartman

Marcus Foligno -- Joel Eriksson Ek -- Luke Kunin

Kevin Fiala -- Ryan Donato -- Jordan Greenway

Ryan Suter -- Jared Spurgeon

Jonas Brodin -- Matt Dumba

Nick Seeler -- Brad Hunt

Alex Stalock

Devan Dubnyk

Scratched: Carson Soucy

Injured: Victor Rask (lower body) Mats Zuccarello (undisclosed), Greg Pateryn (core)

 

Canadiens projected lineup

Tomas Tatar -- Phillip Danault -- Brendan Gallagher

Artturi Lehkonen -- Max Domi -- Paul Byron

Jonathan Drouin -- Jesperi Kotkaniemi -- Joel Armia

Nick Cousins -- Nate Thompson -- Nick Suzuki

Victor Mete -- Shea Weber

Brett Kulak -- Jeff Petry

Ben Chiarot -- Cale Fleury

Carey Price

Keith Kinkaid

Scratched: Jordan Weal, Mike Reilly, Christian Folin

Injured: None

 

LIGHTNING (3-2-1) at BRUINS (5-1-0)

7 p.m. ET; ESPN+, TVAS, NESN, SUN, NHL.TV 

 

Lightning projected lineup

Steven Stamkos -- Brayden Point -- Nikita Kucherov

Alex Killorn -- Anthony Cirelli -- Mathieu Joseph

Ondrej Palat -- Tyler Johnson -- Yanni Gourde

Pat Maroon -- Carter Verhaeghe -- Luke Witkowski

Victor Hedman -- Erik Cernak

Ryan McDonagh -- Kevin Shattenkirk

Braydon Coburn -- Mikhail Sergachev

Andrei Vasilevskiy

Curtis McElhinney

Scratched: Jan Rutta

Injured: Cedric Paquette (upper body)

 

Bruins projected lineup

Brad Marchand -- Patrice Bergeron -- David Pastrnak

Jake DeBrusk -- Charlie Coyle -- Brett Ritchie

Danton Heinen -- Par Lindholm -- Karson Kuhlman

Joakim Nordstrom -- Sean Kuraly -- Chris Wagner

Zdeno Chara -- Charlie McAvoy

Torey Krug -- Brandon Carlo

Matt Grzelcyk -- Connor Clifton

Tuukka Rask

Jaroslav Halak

Scratched: Steven Kampfer, David Backes

Injured: David Krejci (upper body), Kevan Miller (knee), John Moore (shoulder), Anton Blidh (shoulder)

 

ISLANDERS (3-3-0) at JETS (4-4-0)

8 p.m. ET; TSN3, MSG+, NHL.TV

 

Islanders projected lineup

Anders Lee -- Mathew Barzal -- Tom Kuhnhackl

Anthony Beauvillier -- Brock Nelson -- Michael Dal Colle

Josh Bailey -- Derick Brassard -- Oliver Wahlstrom

Ross Johnston -- Leo Komarov -- Cal Clutterbuck

Adam Pelech -- Ryan Pulock

Devon Toews -- Scott Mayfield

Nick Leddy -- Johnny Boychuk

Semyon Varlamov

Thomas Greiss

Scratched: Matt Martin, Noah Dobson

Injured: Casey Cizikas (lower body), Jordan Eberle (undisclosed), Andrew Ladd (knee)

 

Jets projected lineup

Patrik Laine -- Mark Scheifele -- Blake Wheeler

Kyle Connor -- Andrew Copp -- Nikolaj Ehlers

Mathieu Perreault -- Adam Lowry -- Jack Roslovic

Gabriel Bourque -- David Gustafsson -- Mason Appleton

Josh Morrissey -- Tucker Poolman

Carl Dahlstrom -- Neal Pionk

Ville Heinola -- Dmitry Kulikov

Connor Hellebuyck

Laurent Brossoit

Scratched: None

Injured: Bryan Little (concussion), Nathan Beaulieu (upper body), Mark Letestu (undisclosed), Anthony Bitetto (undisclosed)

Suspended: Dustin Byfuglien

 

CANUCKS (3-2-0) at BLUES (3-1-2)

8 p.m. ET; SN1, FS-MW, NHL.TV

 

Canucks projected lineup

J.T. Miller -- Elias Pettersson -- Brock Boeser

Tanner Pearson -- Bo Horvat -- Josh Leivo

Micheal Ferland -- Brandon Sutter -- Jake Virtanen

Tim Schaller -- Jay Beagle -- Tyler Motte

Alexander Edler -- Tyler Myers

Quinn Hughes -- Christopher Tanev

Jordie Benn -- Troy Stecher

Thatcher Demko

Zane McIntyre

Scratched: Loui Eriksson, Jacob Markstrom, Adam Gaudette, Ashton Sautner, Oscar Fantenberg

Injured: Antoine Roussel (knee)

 

Blues projected lineup

Jaden Schwartz -- Brayden Schenn -- Vladimir Tarasenko

Sammy Blais -- Ryan O'Reilly -- David Perron

Robby Fabbri -- Tyler Bozak -- Alexander Steen

Ivan Barbashev -- Oskar Sundqvist -- Robert Thomas

Carl Gunnarsson -- Alex Pietrangelo

Jay Bouwmeester -- Colton Parayko

Vince Dunn -- Justin Faulk

Jordan Binnington

Jake Allen

Scratched: Robert Bortuzzo, Zach Sanford, Mackenzie MacEachern

Injured: None

 

RED WINGS (3-3-0) at FLAMES (3-3-1)

9 p.m. ET; SN360, FS-D, NHL.TV

 

Red Wings projected lineup

Tyler Bertuzzi -- Dylan Larkin -- Anthony Mantha

Luke Glendening -- Frans Nielsen -- Andreas Athanasiou

Taro Hirose -- Valtteri Filppula -- Christoffer Ehn

Darren Helm -- Jacob de la Rose -- Justin Abdelkader

Trevor Daley -- Filip Hronek

Patrik Nemeth -- Mike Green

Dennis Cholowski -- Alex Biega

Jimmy Howard

Jonathan Bernier

Scratched: Madison Bowey

Injured: Jonathan Ericsson (upper body), Danny DeKeyser (upper body), Adam Erne (upper body)

 

Flames projected lineup

Johnny Gaudreau -- Sean Monahan -- Elias Lindholm

Matthew Tkachuk -- Mikael Backlund -- Michael Frolik

Andrew Mangiapane -- Derek Ryan -- Sam Bennett

Milan Lucic -- Mark Jankowski -- Austin Czarnik

Mark Giordano -- TJ Brodie

Noah Hanifin -- Travis Hamonic

Oliver Kylington -- Rasmus Andersson

David Rittich

Cam Talbot

Scratched: Tobias Rieder, Michael Stone

Injured: None 

 

SENATORS (1-4-0) at GOLDEN KNIGHTS (4-3-0)

10 p.m. ET; ESPN+, ATTSN-RM, TSN5, RDS, NHL.TV

 

Senators projected lineup

Brady Tkachuk -- Colin White -- Anthony Duclair

Tyler Ennis -- Chris Tierney -- Bobby Ryan

Vladislav Namestnikov -- Jean-Gabriel Pageau -- Connor Brown

Nick Paul -- Jordan Szwarz -- Scott Sabourin

Thomas Chabot -- Nikita Zaitsev

Erik Brannstrom -- Ron Hainsey

Mark Borowiecki -- Dylan DeMelo

Anders Nilsson

Craig Anderson

Scratched: Mikkel Boedker

Injured: Artem Anisimov (lower body)

 

Golden Knights projected lineup

Jonathan Marchessault -- William Karlsson -- Reilly Smith

Max Pacioretty -- Paul Stastny -- Mark Stone

Brandon Pirri -- Cody Eakin -- Cody Glass

William Carrier -- Tomas Nosek -- Ryan Reaves

Brayden McNabb -- Shea Theodore

Jon Merrill -- Nick Holden

Nicolas Hague -- Deryk Engelland

Marc-Andre Fleury

Oscar Dansk

Scratched: Jake Bischoff

Injured: Nate Schmidt (lower body), Alex Tuch (upper body), Zach Whitecloud (upper body), Malcolm Subban (lower body)

Suspended: Valentin Zykov

 

PREDATORS (4-2-0) at COYOTES (2-2-1)

10 p.m. ET; FS-A, FS-A PLUS, FS-TN, NHL.TV

 

Predators projected lineup

Calle Jarnkrok -- Ryan Johansen -- Viktor Arvidsson

Filip Forsberg -- Matt Duchene -- Mikael Granlund

Colton Sissons -- Nick Bonino -- Craig Smith

Rocco Grimaldi -- Kyle Turris -- Austin Watson

Roman Josi -- Ryan Ellis

Mattias Ekholm -- Dante Fabbro

Dan Hamhuis -- Yannick Weber

Pekka Rinne

Juuse Saros

Scratched: Matt Irwin

Injured: None

 

Coyotes projected lineup

Clayton Keller -- Derek Stepan -- Phil Kessel

Conor Garland -- Christian Dvorak -- Nick Schmaltz

Lawson Crouse -- Carl Soderberg -- Christian Fischer

Michael Grabner -- Brad Richardson -- Vinnie Hinostroza

Oliver Ekman-Larsson -- Jason Demers

Jakob Chychrun -- Alex Goligoski

Kyle Capobianco -- Jordan Oesterle

Darcy Kuemper

Antti Raanta

Scratched: Ilya Lyubushkin, Barrett Hayton, Eric Comrie

Injured: Niklas Hjalmarsson (lower body)
 

 

SABRES (5-1-1) at KINGS (2-4-0)

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

 
Sabres projected lineup

Victor Olofsson -- Jack Eichel -- Sam Reinhart

Zemgus Girgensons -- Johan Larsson -- Kyle Okposo

Jeff Skinner -- Marcus Johansson -- Vladimir Sobotka

Jimmy Vesey -- Casey Mittelstadt -- Evan Rodrigues

Jake McCabe -- Rasmus Ristolainen

Rasmus Dahlin -- Colin Miller

Marco Scandella -- Henri Jokiharju

Carter Hutton

Linus Ullmark

Scratched: Curtis Lazar, John Gilmour

Injured: Conor Sheary (upper body), Brandon Montour (hand)

 
Kings projected lineup

Alex Iafallo -- Anze Kopitar -- Dustin Brown

Jeff Carter -- Blake Lizotte -- Tyler Toffoli

Ilya Kovalchuk -- Michael Amadio -- Austin Wagner

Kyle Clifford -- Adrian Kempe -- Trevor Lewis

Ben Hutton -- Drew Doughty

Alec Martinez -- Sean Walker

Joakim Ryan -- Matt Roy

Jack Campbell

Jonathan Quick

Scratched: Tobias Bjornfot, Carl Grundstrom, Kurtis MacDermid

Injured: Derek Forbort (back)

 

 

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