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Projected Lineup: Coyotes vs. Predators

Kyle Turris (IR) Nearing a Return for the Predators

by Thomas Willis @TomAWillis / Digital Manager & Producer

The Nashville Predators will complete their season series with the Coyotes when they host Arizona for the second time (tonight at 7 p.m. CT).

The biggest news recently for the Preds (31-19-4) was the return of Kyle Turris (Injured Reserve; lower-body injury) to practice. Turris spent time on the third line and on a power-play unit during Monday's full practice. Zac Rinaldo and Miikka Salomaki also remain on IR. 

Arizona (23-24-5) took part in a crazy game last night, giving up three goals in 71 seconds before scoring twice in 61. Ultimately, the Coyotes fell to the Stars, 5-4, in Dallas on a late goal. 

Nashville held an optional morning skate on Tuesday. Below is a Predators projected lineup based on Monday's practice:


Filip Forsberg - Ryan Johansen - Viktor Arvidsson

Kevin Fiala - Colton Sissons - Craig Smith

Ryan Hartman - Kyle Turris (IR) / Nick Bonino - Calle Jarnkrok

Colin Blackwell - Frederick Gaudreau - Rocco Grimaldi


Roman Josi - Ryan Ellis

Mattias Ekholm - P.K. Subban

Dan Hamhuis - Yannick Weber


Pekka Rinne

Juuse Saros

Note: The Predators have not announced a starting goaltender for tonight's game

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