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

 

CANUCKS (4-3-0) at RANGERS (2-3-0)

1 p.m. ET; SN, MSG, 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

Jacob Markstrom

Thatcher Demko

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

Injured: Antoine Roussel (knee)

 

Rangers projected lineup

Artemi Panarin -- Mika Zibanejad -- Chris Kreider

Pavel Buchnevich -- Brett Howden -- Kaapo Kakko

Brendan Lemieux -- Ryan Strome -- Jesper Fast

Brendan Smith -- Lias Andersson -- Micheal Haley

Libor Hajek -- Jacob Trouba

Brady Skjei -- Adam Fox

Marc Staal -- Tony DeAngelo

Henrik Lundqvist

Alexandar Georgiev

Scratched: Greg McKegg

Injured: None

 

CANADIENS (4-2-2) at WILD (1-6-0)

5 p.m. ET; ESPN+, FS-N, FS-WI, TSN2, RDS, NHL.TV

 

Canadiens projected lineup

Tomas Tatar -- Phillip Danault -- Brendan Gallagher

Artturi Lehkonen -- Max Domi -- Paul Byron

Jonathan Drouin -- Jesperi Kotkaniemi -- Jordan Weal

Nick Cousins -- Nate Thompson - Nick Suzuki

Victor Mete -- Shea Weber

Brett Kulak -- Jeff Petry

Ben Chiarot -- Cale Fleury

Keith Kinkaid

Carey Price

Scratched: Mike Reilly, Christian Folin

Injured: Joel Armia (lower body)

 

Wild projected lineup

Jordan Greenway -- Eric Staal -- Kevin Fiala

Zach Parise -- Mikko Koivu -- Jason Zucker

Gerald Mayhew -- Ryan Donato -- Luke Kunin

Marcus Foligno -- Gabriel Dumont -- Ryan Hartman

Ryan Suter -- Jared Spurgeon

Jonas Brodin -- Matt Dumba

Nick Seeler -- Brad Hunt

Devan Dubnyk

Alex Stalock

Scratched: Carson Soucy

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

 

CAPITALS (5-2-2) at BLACKHAWKS (2-2-1)

7 p.m. ET; NHLN, NBCSCH, NBCSWA, NHL.TV

 

Capitals projected lineup

Alex Ovechkin -- Nicklas Backstrom -- T.J. Oshie

Carl Hagelin -- Evgeny Kuznetsov -- Tom Wilson

Jakub Vrana -- Lars Eller -- Garnet Hathaway

Brendan Leipsic -- Nic Dowd -- Chandler Stephenson

Jonas Siegenthaler -- John Carlson

Dmitry Orlov -- Nick Jensen

Michal Kempny -- Radko Gudas

Braden Holtby

Ilya Samsonov

Scratched: Tyler Lewington, Travis Boyd

Injured: Richard Panik (upper body)

 

Blackhawks projected lineup

Alex DeBrincat -- Jonathan Toews -- Kirby Dach

Andrew Shaw -- Dylan Strome -- Patrick Kane

Brandon Saad -- David Kampf -- Dominik Kubalik

Zack Smith -- Ryan Carpenter -- Drake Caggiula

Duncan Keith -- Connor Murphy

Olli Maatta -- Brent Seabrook

Calvin de Haan -- Erik Gustafsson

Corey Crawford

Robin Lehner

Scratched: Brendan Perlini, Slater Koekkoek, Alexander Nylander

Injured: None

 

OILERS (7-1-0) at JETS (4-5-0)

7 p.m. ET; ESPN+, SN1, NHL.TV

 

Oilers projected lineup

Leon Draisaitl -- Connor McDavid -- Zack Kassian

James Neal -- Ryan Nugent-Hopkins -- Alex Chiasson

Jujhar Khaira -- Riley Sheahan -- Patrick Russell

Tomas Jurco -- Markus Granlund -- Josh Archibald

Darnell Nurse -- Ethan Bear

Oscar Klefbom -- Kris Russell

Brandon Manning -- Matt Benning

Mike Smith

Mikko Koskinen

Scratched: Sam Gagner,  William Lagesson

Injured: Adam Larsson (leg), Joakim Nygard (rib), Joel Persson (concussion)

 

Jets projected lineup

Patrik Laine -- Mark Scheifele -- Blake Wheeler

Kyle Connor -- Bryan Little -- Nikolaj Ehlers

Andrew Copp -- Adam Lowry -- Jack Roslovic

Mathieu Perreault -- David Gustafsson -- Gabriel Bourque

Josh Morrissey -- Tucker Poolman

Neal Pionk -- Ville Heinola

Carl Dahlstrom -- Dmitry Kulikov

Connor Hellebuyck

Laurent Brossoit

Scratched: Mason Appleton

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

Suspended: Dustin Byfuglien

 

FLAMES (4-4-1) at DUCKS (6-2-0)

9 p.m. ET; SN360, PRIME, NHL.TV

 

Flames projected lineup

Johnny Gaudreau -- Mikael Backlund -- Elias Lindholm

Milan Lucic -- Sean Monahan -- Sam Bennett

Matthew Tkachuk -- Derek Ryan -- Austin Czarnik

Michael Frolik -- Mark Jankowski -- Tobias Rieder

Mark Giordano -- Rasmus Andersson

TJ Brodie -- Noah Hanifin

Michael Stone -- Travis Hamonic

Cam Talbot

David Rittich

Scratched: Alan Quine

Injured: Andrew Mangiapane (upper body), Juuso Valimaki (knee)

 

Ducks projected lineup

Max Comtois -- Ryan Getzlaf -- Ondrej Kase

Rickard Rakell -- Adam Henrique -- Jakob Silfverberg

Max Jones -- Sam Steel -- Troy Terry

Nick Ritchie -- Derek Grant -- Carter Rowney

Hampus Lindholm -- Josh Manson

Michael Del Zotto -- Cam Fowler

Jacob Larsson -- Korbinian Holzer

John Gibson

Ryan Miller

Scratched: Nicolas Deslauriers, Devin Shore

Injured: Brendan Guhle (lower body)

 

 

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