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

 

WILD (1-4-0) at MAPLE LEAFS (3-2-1)

7 p.m. ET; TSN4, FS-N, FS-WI, NHL.TV

 

Wild projected lineup

Zach Parise -- Mikko Koivu -- Jason Zucker

Gerald Mayhew -- Eric Staal -- Ryan Hartman

Marcus Foligno -- Joel Eriksson Ek -- Luke Kunin

Ryan Donato -- Victor Rask -- Jordan Greenway

Ryan Suter -- Jared Spurgeon

Jonas Brodin -- Matt Dumba

Carson Soucy -- Brad Hunt

Devan Dubnyk

Alex Stalock

Scratched: Kevin Fiala, Nick Seeler

Injured: Mats Zuccarello (undisclosed), Greg Pateryn (core)

 

Maple Leafs projected lineup 

Kasperi Kapanen -- John Tavares -- Mitchell Marner

Andreas Johnsson -- Auston Matthews -- William Nylander

Ilya Mikheyev -- Alexander Kerfoot -- Trevor Moore

Dmytro Timashov -- Nicholas Shore -- Frederik Gauthier

Morgan Rielly -- Cody Ceci

Jake Muzzin -- Tyson Barrie

Martin Marincin -- Justin Holl

Frederik Andersen

Michael Hutchinson

Scratched: Nic Petan, Jason Spezza, Kevin Gravel

Injured: Zach Hyman (ACL), Travis Dermott (shoulder)
 

LIGHTNING (2-2-1) at CANADIENS (2-1-2)

7 p.m. ET; NBCSN, TSN2, RDS, NHL.TV

 

Lightning projected lineup

Steven Stamkos -- Brayden Point -- Nikita Kucherov

Ondrej Palat -- Anthony Cirelli -- Alex Killorn

Mathieu Joseph -- 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)

 

Canadiens projected lineup

Tomas Tatar -- Phillip Danault -- Brendan Gallagher

Artturi Lehkonen -- Max Domi -- Jordan Weal

Jonathan Drouin -- Jesperi Kotkaniemi -- Joel Armia

Paul Byron -- Nate Thompson - Nick Suzuki

Victor Mete -- Shea Weber

Brett Kulak -- Jeff Petry

Ben Chiarot -- Christian Folin

Carey Price

Keith Kinkaid

Scratched: Mike Reilly, Cale Fleury

Injured: Nick Cousins (back)

 

COYOTES (1-2-1) at JETS (4-3-0)

8 p.m. ET; TSN3, FS-A, FS-A PLUS, NHL.TV

 

Coyotes projected lineup

Clayton Keller -- Derek Stepan -- Phil Kessel

Barrett Hayton -- Christian Dvorak -- Nick Schmaltz

Michael Grabner -- Brad Richardson -- Vinnie Hinostroza

Conor Garland -- Carl Soderberg -- Christian Fischer

Oliver Ekman-Larsson -- Jason Demers

Alex Goligoski -- Kyle Capobianco

Jakob Chychrun -- Jordan Oesterle

Darcy Kuemper

Antti Raanta

Scratched: Ilya Lyubushkin

Injured: Lawson Crouse (upper body), Niklas Hjalmarsson (cracked fibula)

 

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

Anthony Bitetto -- Dmitry Kulikov

Connor Hellebuyck

Laurent Brossoit

Scratched: Ville Heinola

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

Suspended: Dustin Byfuglien

 

FLYERS (2-0-1) at FLAMES (2-3-1)

9 p.m. ET; ESPN+, SN360, NBCSP, NHL.TV

 

Flyers projected lineup

Claude Giroux -- Kevin Hayes -- Jakub Voracek

Oskar Lindblom -- Sean Couturier -- Travis Konecny

James van Riemsdyk -- Scott Laughton -- Carsen Twarynski

Tyler Pitlick -- Michael Raffl -- Chris Stewart

Ivan Provorov -- Justin Braun

Shayne Gostisbehere -- Robert Hagg

Travis Sanheim -- Matt Niskanen

Brian Elliott

Carter Hart

Scratched: Samuel Morin, Connor Bunnaman

Injured: Nolan Patrick (migraine disorder)

 

Flames projected lineup

Johnny Gaudreau -- Sean Monahan -- Elias Lindholm

Matthew Tkachuk -- Mikael Backlund - Michael Frolik

Milan Lucic -- Derek Ryan - Andrew Mangiapane

Sam Bennett -- Mark Jankowski -- Austin Czarnik

Mark Giordano -- TJ Brodie

Noah Hanifin -- Travis Hamonic

Oliver Kylington -- Rasmus Andersson

David Rittich

Cam Talbot

Scratched: Michael Stone, Tobias Rieder

Injured: Juuso Valimaki (knee)

 

PREDATORS (3-2-0) at GOLDEN KNIGHTS (4-2-0)

10 p.m. ET; ESPN+, ATTSN-RM, 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

 

Golden Knights projected lineup

Jonathan Marchessault -- William Karlsson -- Reilly Smith

Max Pacioretty -- Paul Stastny -- Mark Stone

Valentin Zykov -- 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: Brandon Pirri, Jake Bischoff

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

 

HURRICANES (5-1-0) at KINGS (2-3-0)

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

 

Hurricanes projected lineup

Nino Niederreiter -- Sebastian Aho -- Teuvo Teravainen

Andrei Svechnikov -- Jordan Staal -- Brock McGinn

Ryan Dzingel -- Erik Haula -- Martin Necas

Warren Foegele -- Lucas Wallmark -- Brian Gibbons

Jaccob Slavin -- Dougie Hamilton

Joel Edmundson -- Brett Pesce

Jake Gardiner -- Haydn Fleury

James Reimer

Petr Mrazek

Scratched: Trevor van Riemsdyk

Injured: Jordan Martinook (core muscle)

 

Kings projected lineup

Alex Iafallo -- Anze Kopitar -- Dustin Brown

Jeff Carter -- Blake Lizotte -- Tyler Toffoli

Ilya Kovalchuk -- Michael Amadio -- Trevor Lewis

Kyle Clifford -- Adrian Kempe -- Austin Wagner

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)

 

RED WINGS (3-2-0) at CANUCKS (2-2-0)

10 p.m. ET; SN1, FS-D, NHL.TV

 

Red Wings projected lineup

Tyler Bertuzzi -- Dylan Larkin -- Anthony Mantha

Luke Glendening -- Andreas Athanasiou -- Taro Hirose

Valtteri Filppula -- Frans Nielsen -- Adam Erne

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

Patrik Nemeth -- Mike Green

Danny DeKeyser -- Filip Hronek

Dennis Cholowski -- Alex Biega

Jonathan Bernier

Jimmy Howard

Scratched: Madison Bowey, Christoffer Ehn

Injured: Jonathan Ericsson (undisclosed), Trevor Daley (lower body)

 

Canucks projected lineup

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

Tanner Pearson -- Bo Horvat -- Micheal Ferland

Josh Leivo -- 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, Adam Gaudette, Jacob Markstrom, Ashton Sautner, Oscar Fantenberg

Injured: Antoine Roussel (knee)

 

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