NASHVILLE -- Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz told reporters Thursday that injured forward Viktor Stalberg could play Saturday against the New York Islanders.
Stalberg took part in the team's morning skate Thursday ahead of its game against the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs, but isn't quite ready yet to make his regular-season debut with the team. He has been on injured reserve since Sept. 29, about a week after he sustained an injury to his right shoulder during training camp.
Stalberg signed a four-year, $12 million contract with the Predators during the summer.
Here are the lineups the teams will use Thursday:
Eric Nystrom - David Legwand - Filip Forsberg
Colin Wilson - Matt Cullen - Craig Smith
Nick Spaling - Mike Fisher - Patric Hornqvist
Rich Clune - Paul Gaustad - Matt Hendricks
Seth Jones - Shea Weber
Kevin Klein - Mattias Ekholm
Ryan Ellis - Victor Bartley
Scratched: Gabriel Bourque
Injured: Viktor Stalberg (shoulder) Roman Josi (concussion)
James van Riemsdyk - Tyler Bozak - Phil Kessel
Mason Raymond - Dave Bolland - Joffrey Lupul
Carter Ashton - Nazem Kadri - Troy Bodie
David Broll - Jay McClement - Colton Orr
Carl Gunnarsson - Dion Phaneuf
Morgan Rielly - Cody Franson
Paul Ranger - Jake Gardiner
Scratched: Josh Leivo, TJ Brennan
Injured: Mark Fraser (knee), Frazer McLaren (hand), Nikolai Kulemin (ankle)
Suspended: David Clarkson