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BLUES (23-23-3) at AVALANCHE (26-18-3)

3 p.m. ET; ESPN+, HULU, SN, TVAS

Blues projected lineup

Brandon Saad -- Brayden Schenn -- Jordan Kyrou

Ivan Barbashev -- Noel Acciari -- Vladimir Tarasenko

Jake Neighbours -- Logan Brown -- Josh Leivo

Alexey Toropchenko -- Nikita Alexandrov -- Tyler Pitlick

Nick Leddy -- Colton Parayko

Torey Krug -- Justin Faulk

Niko Mikkola -- Robert Bortuzzo

Jordan Binnington

Thomas Greiss

Scratched: Calle Rosen, Nathan Walker

Injured: Ryan O'Reilly (foot), Pavel Buchnevich (ankle infection), Marco Scandella (hip), Scott Perunovich (shoulder), Robert Thomas (lower body)

Avalanche projected lineup

Artturi Lehkonen -- Nathan MacKinnon -- Mikko Rantanen

Matt Nieto -- J.T. Compher -- Denis Malgin

Evan Rodrigues -- Alex Newhook -- Logan O'Connor

Andrew Cogliano -- Ben Meyers -- Kurtis MacDermid

Devon Toews -- Cale Makar

Samuel Girard -- Erik Johnson

Brad Hunt -- Andreas Englund

Alexandar Georgiev

Pavel Francouz

Scratched: None

Injured: Gabriel Landeskog (knee), Bowen Byram (lower body), Josh Manson (lower body), Darren Helm (lower body), Valeri Nichushkin (upper body)

 

BRUINS (38-6-4) at PANTHERS (23-22-6)

6 p.m. ET; BSFLX, NHLN, NESN, ESPN+, SN NOW

Bruins projected lineup

Brad Marchand -- Patrice Bergeron -- Taylor Hall

Pavel Zacha -- David Krejci -- David Pastrnak

Trent Frederic -- Charlie Coyle -- Craig Smith

Nick Foligno -- Joona Koppanen -- A.J. Greer

Matt Grzelcyk -- Charlie McAvoy

Hampus Lindholm -- Brandon Carlo

Derek Forbort -- Connor Clifton

Jeremy Swayman

Linus Ullmark

Scratched: Jakub Zboril

Injured: Tomas Nosek (foot), Jake DeBrusk (hand, leg)

Panthers projected lineup

Sam Reinhart -- Aleksander Barkov -- Anton Lundell

Matthew Tkachuk -- Sam Bennett -- Carter Verhaeghe

Nick Cousins -- Chris Tierney -- Eetu Luostarinen

Ryan Lomberg -- Eric Staal -- Givani Smith

Gustav Forsling -- Aaron Ekblad

Marc Staal -- Brandon Montour

Josh Mahura -- Radko Gudas

Alex Lyon

Mack Guzda

Scratched: Casey Fitzgerald, Colin White

Injured: Sergei Bobrovsky (lower body), Anthony Duclair (Achilles), Patric Hornqvist (concussion), Spencer Knight (undisclosed)

 

SHARKS (14-25-11) at PENGUINS (24-15-9)

7 p.m. ET; ATTSN-PT, NBCSCA, ESPN+, SN NOW

Sharks projected lineup

Timo Meier -- Tomas Hertl -- Kevin Labanc

Michael Eyssimont -- Logan Couture -- Alexander Barabanov

Nick Bonino -- Nico Sturm -- Noah Gregor

Evgeny Svechnikov -- Steven Lorentz -- Oskar Lindblom

Jaycob Megna -- Erik Karlsson

Marc-Edouard Vlasic -- Matt Benning

Jacob MacDonald -- Mario Ferraro

Kaapo Kahkonen

James Reimer

Scratched: Jonah Gadjovich, Scott Harrington

Injured: Luke Kunin (knee), Markus Nutivaara (lower body), Radim Simek (upper body)

Penguins projected lineup

Jake Guentzel -- Sidney Crosby -- Bryan Rust

Jason Zucker -- Evgeni Malkin -- Rickard Rakell

Brock McGinn -- Teddy Blueger -- Jeff Carter

Drew O'Connor -- Ryan Poehling -- Danton Heinen

Brian Dumoulin -- Kris Letang

Marcus Pettersson -- Jeff Petry

Pierre-Olivier Joseph -- Chad Ruhwedel

Casey DeSmith

Dustin Tokarski

Scratched: Jonathan Gruden, Mark Friedman

Injured: Tristan Jarry (upper body), Josh Archibald (lower body), Jan Rutta (upper body), Kasperi Kapanen (lower body)

 

FLYERS (20-21-9) at JETS (31-18-1)

7 p.m. ET; SN360, CITY, SNW, NBCSP, SN NOW, ESPN+

Flyers projected lineup

James van Riemsdyk -- Morgan Frost -- Owen Tippett

Joel Farabee -- Noah Cates -- Travis Konecny

Kevin Hayes -- Scott Laughton -- Wade Allison

Nicolas Deslauriers -- Patrick Brown -- Kieffer Bellows

Ivan Provorov -- Cam York

Travis Sanheim -- Tony DeAngelo

Nick Seeler -- Rasmus Ristolainen

Carter Hart

Felix Sandstrom

Scratched: Justin Braun

Injured: Sean Couturier (back), Tanner Laczynski (upper body), Zack MacEwen (fractured jaw)

Jets projected lineup

Kyle Connor -- Pierre-Luc Dubois -- Cole Perfetti

Nikolaj Ehlers -- Mark Scheifele -- Blake Wheeler

Morgan Barron -- Adam Lowry -- Karson Kuhlman

Sam Gagner -- Kevin Stenlund -- Saku Maenalanen

Josh Morrissey -- Neal Pionk

Brenden Dillon -- Dylan Samberg

Logan Stanley -- Nate Schmidt

Connor Hellebuyck

David Rittich

Scratched: Kyle Capobianco, Axel Jonsson-Fjallby

Injured: Mason Appleton (wrist), David Gustafsson (upper body), Dylan DeMelo (lower body)

 

KINGS (28-17-6) at LIGHTNING (31-15-1)

7 p.m. ET; BSSUN, BSW, ESPN+, SN NOW

Kings projected lineup

Quinton Byfield -- Anze Kopitar -- Adrian Kempe

Alex Iafallo -- Phillip Danault -- Viktor Arvidsson

Kevin Fiala -- Blake Lizotte -- Jaret Anderson-Dolan

Rasmus Kupari -- Alex Turcotte -- Samuel Fagemo

Mikey Anderson -- Drew Doughty

Sean Durzi -- Matt Roy

Alexander Edler -- Sean Walker

Jonathan Quick

Pheonix Copley

Scratched: Tobias Bjornfot, Brendan Lemieux

Injured: Gabriel Vilardi (upper body), Carl Grundstrom (lower body), Trevor Moore (upper body), Arthur Kaliyev (lower body)

Lightning projected lineup

Brandon Hagel -- Brayden Point -- Nikita Kucherov

Anthony Cirelli -- Steven Stamkos -- Alex Killorn

Ross Colton -- Nicholas Paul -- Pat Maroon

Vladislav Namestnikov -- Pierre-Edouard Bellemare -- Corey Perry

Victor Hedman -- Zach Bogosian

Mikhail Sergachev -- Nick Perbix

Ian Cole -- Erik Cernak

Andrei Vasilevskiy

Brian Elliott

Scratched: Haydn Fleury, Cal Foote

Injured: Rudolfs Balcers (upper body)

 

CANADIENS (20-25-4) at SENATORS (22-23-3)

7 p.m. ET; CBC, SNE, SNO, SNP, TVAS, ESPN+, SN NOW

Canadiens projected lineup

Rem Pitlick -- Nick Suzuki -- Josh Anderson

Mike Hoffman -- Kirby Dach -- Jesse Ylonen

Owen Beck -- Christian Dvorak -- Evgenii Dadonov

Michael Pezzetta -- Alex Belzile -- Rafael Harvey-Pinard

Mike Matheson -- David Savard

Arber Xhekaj -- Justin Barron

Jordan Harris -- Johnathan Kovacevic

Sam Montembeault

Jake Allen

Scratched: Chris Wideman

Injured: Cole Caufield (shoulder), Juraj Slafkovsky (lower body), Jonathan Drouin (lower body), Joel Armia (upper body), Jake Evans (lower body), Paul Byron (hip), Brendan Gallagher (lower body), Kaiden Guhle (lower body), Emil Heineman (thumb), Sean Monahan (foot), Joel Edmundson (lower body)

Senators projected lineup

Brady Tkachuk -- Tim Stutzle -- Mathieu Joseph

Alex DeBrincat -- Ridly Greig -- Claude Giroux

Derick Brassard -- Shane Pinto -- Drake Batherson

Parker Kelly -- Dylan Gambrell -- Austin Watson

Thomas Chabot -- Nick Holden

Jake Sanderson -- Travis Hamonic

Erik Brannstrom -- Nikita Zaitsev

Anton Forsberg

Kevin Mandolese

Scratched: Jacob Lucchini, Mark Kastelic

Injured: Tyler Motte (finger), Artem Zub (lower body), Josh Norris (shoulder), Cam Talbot (lower body)

 

GOLDEN KNIGHTS (29-18-3) at ISLANDERS (24-22-5)   

7:30 p.m. ET; MSGSN, ATTSN-RM, ESPN+, SN NOW

Golden Knights projected lineup

Reilly Smith -- William Karlsson -- Jonathan Marchessault

Paul Cotter -- Jack Eichel -- Michael Amadio

William Carrier -- Chandler Stephenson -- Phil Kessel

Brett Howden -- Nicolas Roy -- Keegan Kolesar

Alec Martinez -- Alex Pietrangelo

Brayden McNabb -- Shea Theodore

Nicolas Hague -- Ben Hutton

Logan Thompson

Adin Hill

Scratched: Daniil Miromanov

Injured: Mark Stone (upper body), Zach Whitecloud (undisclosed) 

Islanders projected lineup  

Anthony Beauvillier -- Mathew Barzal -- Casey Cizikas

Anders Lee -- Brock Nelson -- Kyle Palmieri

Zach Parise -- Jean-Gabriel Pageau -- Simon Holmstrom

Matt Martin -- Aatu Raty -- Josh Bailey

Adam Pelech -- Ryan Pulock

Alexander Romanov -- Scott Mayfield

Samuel Bolduc -- Sebastian Aho

Ilya Sorokin

Semyon Varlamov

Scratched: Ross Johnston, Parker Wotherspoon

Injured: Cal Clutterbuck (upper body), Noah Dobson (lower body), Hudson Fasching (lower body), Oliver Wahlstrom (lower body)

 

SABRES (26-19-3) at WILD (26-17-4)

9 p.m. ET; BSN, BSWI, MSG-B, ESPN+, SN NOW

Sabres projected lineup

Jeff Skinner -- Tage Thompson -- Alex Tuch

JJ Peterka -- Rasmus Asplund -- Jack Quinn

Casey Mittelstadt -- Tyson Jost -- Victor Olofsson

Zemgus Girgensons -- Peyton Krebs -- Kyle Okposo

Mattias Samuelsson -- Rasmus Dahlin

Owen Power -- Henri Jokiharju

Jacob Bryson -- Ilya Lyubushkin

Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen

Eric Comrie

Scratched: Craig Anderson, Kale Clague, Dylan Cozens

Injured: None

Wild projected lineup

Kirill Kaprizov -- Sam Steel -- Mats Zuccarello

Matt Boldy -- Frederick Gaudreau -- Marcus Foligno

Jordan Greenway -- Joel Eriksson Ek -- Ryan Hartman

Brandon Duhaime -- Connor Dewar -- Ryan Reaves

Jake Middleton -- Jared Spurgeon

Jonas Brodin -- Matt Dumba

Jon Merrill -- Calen Addison

Marc-Andre Fleury

Filip Gustavsson

Scratched: Alex Goligoski, Mason Shaw

Injured: None

  

BLUE JACKETS (15-31-3) at KRAKEN (28-15-5)

10 p.m. ET; ROOT-NW, BSOH, ESPN+, SN NOW

Blue Jackets projected lineup

Johnny Gaudreau -- Boone Jenner -- Patrik Laine

Kirill Marchenko -- Cole Sillinger -- Kent Johnson

Liam Foudy -- Jack Roslovic -- Emil Bemstrom

Eric Robinson -- Sean Kuraly -- Mathieu Olivier

Vladislav Gavrikov -- Andrew Peeke

Tim Berni -- Erik Gudbranson

Gavin Bayreuther -- Adam Boqvist

Elvis Merzlikins

Joonas Korpisalo

Scratched: Jake Christiansen, Lane Pederson

Injured: Gustav Nyquist (upper body), Nick Blankenburg (upper body), Yegor Chinakhov (ankle), Carson Meyer (oblique strain)

Kraken projected lineup

Brandon Tanev -- Alex Wennberg -- Jared McCann

Eeli Tolvanen -- Yanni Gourde -- Oliver Bjorkstrand

Andre Burakovsky -- Ryan Donato -- Jordan Eberle

Daniel Sprong -- Morgan Geekie -- John Hayden

Vince Dunn -- Adam Larsson

Jamie Oleksiak -- Will Borgen

Carson Soucy -- Cale Fleury

Philipp Grubauer

Martin Jones

Scratched: Max McCormick

Injured: Joonas Donskoi (upper body), Chris Driedger (lower body), Jaden Schwartz (undisclosed), Justin Schultz (undisclosed), Matty Beniers (upper body)

 

BLACKHAWKS (15-28-4) at OILERS (27-18-4)

10 p.m. ET; CBC, SN, CITY, NBCSCH, ESPN+

Blackhawks projected lineup

Andreas Athanasiou -- Jason Dickinson -- Patrick Kane

Philipp Kurashev -- Max Domi -- Taylor Raddysh

Sam Lafferty -- Jonathan Toews -- Colin Blackwell

Boris Katchouk -- MacKenzie Entwistle -- Reese Johnson

Jake McCabe -- Seth Jones

Jack Johnson -- Connor Murphy

Caleb Jones -- Ian Mitchell

Petr Mrazek

Jaxson Stauber

Scratched: Filip Roos, Luke Philp

Injured: Tyler Johnson (ankle), Jarred Tinordi (facial fracture), Jujhar Khaira (back), Alex Stalock (concussion)

Oilers projected lineup

Dylan Holloway -- Connor McDavid -- Zach Hyman

Evander Kane -- Leon Draisaitl -- Derek Ryan

Klim Kostin -- Ryan Nugent-Hopkins -- Mattias Janmark

Warren Foegele -- Ryan McLeod -- Jesse Puljujarvi

Darnell Nurse -- Cody Ceci

Brett Kulak -- Tyson Barrie

Philip Broberg -- Evan Bouchard

Jack Campbell

Stuart Skinner

Scratched: James Hamblin, Vincent Desharnais

Injured: Kailer Yamamoto (undisclosed), Ryan Murray (back)

 

COYOTES (16-28-5) at DUCKS (15-29-5)

10:30 p.m. ET; BSW, BSAZX, ESPN+, SN NOW

Coyotes projected lineup

Clayton Keller -- Barrett Hayton -- Nick Schmaltz

Lawson Crouse -- Nick Bjugstad -- Matias Maccelli

Nick Ritchie -- Jack McBain -- Christian Fischer

Zack Kassian -- Travis Boyd -- Dylan Guenther

Jakob Chychrun -- Troy Stecher

Juuso Valimaki -- J.J. Moser

Patrik Nemeth -- Josh Brown

Connor Ingram

Karel Vejmelka

Scratched: Milos Kelemen

Injured: Liam O'Brien (upper body), Shayne Gostisbehere (upper body)

Ducks projected lineup

Adam Henrique -- Mason McTavish -- Troy Terry

Max Comtois -- Trevor Zegras -- Ryan Strome

Frank Vatrano -- Isac Lundestrom -- Jakob Silfverberg

Max Jones -- Jayson Megna -- Sam Carrick

Cam Fowler -- Dmitry Kulikov

Urho Vaakanainen -- John Klingberg

Simon Benoit -- Nathan Beaulieu

John Gibson

Anthony Stolarz

Scratched: Brett Leason, Colton White

Injured: Jamie Drysdale (shoulder), Derek Grant (lower body), Justin Kirkland (undisclosed), Kevin Shattenkirk (lower body)

 

SUNDAY

CAPITALS (26-19-6) at MAPLE LEAFS (30-12-8)

5 p.m. ET; NHLN, TSN4, NBCSWA, SN NOW

Capitals projected lineup

Alex Ovechkin -- Dylan Strome -- T.J. Oshie

Conor Sheary -- Evgeny Kuznetsov -- Anthony Mantha

Sonny Milano -- Nicklas Backstrom -- Marcus Johansson

Nicolas Aube-Kubel -- Lars Eller -- Garnet Hathaway

Erik Gustafsson -- Trevor van Riemsdyk

Dmitry Orlov -- Nick Jensen

Matt Irwin -- Martin Fehervary

Darcy Kuemper

Charlie Lindgren

Scratched: Alexander Alexeyev, Aliaksei Protas

Injured: Tom Wilson (lower body), Nic Dowd (lower body), John Carlson (head), Connor Brown (ACL), Carl Hagelin (hip)

Maple Leafs projected lineup

Michael Bunting -- John Tavares -- Mitchell Marner

Calle Jarnkrok -- Alexander Kerfoot -- William Nylander

Pierre Engvall -- David Kampf -- Joey Anderson

Zach Aston-Reese -- Pontus Holmberg -- Wayne Simmonds

Morgan Rielly -- TJ Brodie

Mark Giordano -- Justin Holl

Rasmus Sandin -- Timothy Liljegren

Ilya Samsonov

Matt Murray

Scratched: Bobby McMann, Conor Timmins, Jordie Benn

Injured: Jake Muzzin (neck), Victor Mete (upper body), Nicholas Robertson (shoulder), Auston Matthews (knee)

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