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Buffalo Sabres

Centre Jack Eichel will make his season debut when the Sabres visit the Ottawa Senators Tuesday. Eichel has been sidelined since suffering an ankle injury in a preseason practice. - John Vogl, The Buffalo News


Toronto Maple Leafs

Centre William Nylander will start tonight as the Maple Leafs fourth line centre against the Edmonton Oilers. Nylander missed last Saturday's win over the Washington Capitals with an upper-body injury. - Mark Master, TSN

Projected Lines vs. Oilers







Ottawa Senators

Goalie Craig Anderson will start tonight for the Senators when they host the Buffalo Sabres. Anderson, who's wife Nicholle is battling cancer, will make his fifth consecutive start. - Ian Mendes, TSN


Winnipeg Jets

Centre Bryan Little will return to the Jets's lineup tonight. Little has missed the last 23 games after suffering an injury in Winnipeg's first game of the season. - Ted Wyman, Winnipeg Sun


Chicago Blackhawks

Centre Jonathan Toews will not suit up for the Blackhawks when they take on the Florida Panthers Tuesday. Toews has missed the last two games with an upper-body injury. - Chris Kuc, Chicago Tribune


Edmonton Oilers

Projected Lines vs. Maple Leafs

Pitlick - McDavid - Puljujarvi,
Maroon - RNH - Eberle,
Pouliot - Draisaitl - Caggiula,
Hendricks - Letestu - Kassian
**Lucic not on ice for skate but likely to play

Klefbom - Larsson
Sekera - Russell
Nurse - Benning



Vancouver Canucks

Projected Lines vs. Wild - Farhan Lalji, TSN




Inj: Edler, Tanev, Hansen, Dorsett
‎Scratches: Biega, Labatte


Boston Bruins

Defenceman Zdeno Chara will not play for the Bruins when they take on Philadelphia Flyers Tuesday. Boston head coach Claude Julien is unsure as to when Chara will return to the lineup. - Adam Kimelman,


New York Rangers

Left wing J.T. Miller did not practice on Monday but seems likely to play Tuesday against the Carolina Hurricanes. Rangers' head coach Alain Vigneault says there's a strong chance that Miller plays at centre. Miller was held out to rest his knee which required stiches after he was hit by a puck in last Sunday's loss to the Ottawa Senators. - Steve Zipay, Newsday


Detroit Red Wings

Defenceman Brendan Smith will miss the next four weeks after suffering a knee injury in last Saturday's loss to the Montreal Canadiens. Red Wings' coach Jeff Blashill estimates left wing Tyler Bertuzzi, who suffered an ankle injury against Montreal, will be sidelined between three to five weeks. - Ansar Khan, MLive







Games Notes

Hurricanes (22P) at Rangers (31P) - 7PM
CAR is 1-0-0 vs NYR this season, winning at home. NYR have won 11 straight at home vs CAR
NYR (15-7-1):
2-3-1 past 6GP, 13GF, 1/15 on PP
Grabner (0P) last 3GP
CAR (9-8-4):
lost 2 straight on the road, 1GF in each game, 0/4 on PP
Skinner (1G, 2A) last 2GP

Lightning (27P) at Blue Jackets (26P) - 7PM
CBJ are 1-0-0 vs TB this season, winning in TB. TB was 2-0-0 at CBJ last season
CBJ (11-5-4):
1-1-2 past 4GP, 8GF, 1/9 on PP
Atkinson (1G, 2A) past 2GP
TB (13-9-1):
1-3-0 past 4GP, 9GF, 1/13 on PP
Kucherov (6G, 4A) past 8GP

Bruins (24P) at Flyers (23P) - 730PM
BOS was 1-1-1 vs PHI last season. 1-1-0 in PHI
PHI (10-10-3):
2-2-1 past 5GP at home, 14GF, 1/16 on PP
Simmonds (2G, 3A) past 4GP
BOS (12-10-0):
2-4-0 past 6GP, 12GA, 14/14 on PK
Marchand (2A) last 4GP

Sabres (19P) at Senators (29P) - 730PM
BUF is 1-0-1 vs OTT this season. 1-0-0 in OTT
OTT (14-7-1):
won 4 straight, 5GA, 10/13 on PK
Stone (3G, 2A) past 4GP
BUF (7-9-5):
0-1-1 past 2GP, 1GF in each game, 0/7 on PP
Okposo (1G, 2A) last 3GP

Stars (24P) at Red Wings (22P) - 730PM
Teams split two games last season, DAL winning in DET
DET (10-10-2):
2-0-1 past 3GP, 7GA, 8/9 on PK
Nyquist (1G, 2A)
DAL (9-8-6):
5-2-3 past 10GP, 7/32 on PP, 3GF or less in 7 straight games
Seguin (0G, 3A) past 7GP

Devils (25P) at Jets (22P) - 8PM
Teams split two games last season. NJ winning in WPG
WPG (10-12-2):
won 4 straight at home, outscoring opponent 17-4, 5/15 on PP
Scheifele (2G, 0A) last 5GP
NJ (10-6-5):
1-3-2 past 6GP, 23GA, 17/19 on PK
Cammalleri (4G, 4A) 3 game PT streak

Panthers (23P) at Blackhawks (31P) - 830PM
Teams split two games last season. CHI winning at home. CHI has won 5 straight at home vs FLA
CHI (14-6-3):
coming off a 3-3-1 road trip, 12GF, 2/16 on PP
Kane (2G, 1A) last 2GP
FLA (11-10-1):
1-2-0 past 3GP, 4GF, 1/10 on PP
Marchessault (2G, 1A) last 5GP

Predators (23P) at Avalanche (19P) - 9PM
NSH is 1-0-0 vs COL this season, winning in  COL. NSH has won 2 straight in COL, 5GF in each game
COL (9-10-1):
1-2-1 past 4GP at home, 9GF, 0/11 on PP
MacKinnon (3G, 4A) last 5GP
NSH (10-8-3):
lost 2 straight on the road, 1GF, 1/8 on PP
Forsberg (1G, 3A) past 4GP

Maple Leafs (22P) at Oilers (26P) - 9PM
TOR is 1-0-0 vs EDM this season, winning at home. EDM has won 2 straight at home vs TOR
EDM (12-9-2):
0-1-1 past 2GP, 3GF, 0/6 on PP
McDavid (5G, 5A) 5 game PT streak
TOR (9-8-4):
1-5-4 on the road, 24GF, 8/27 on PP
Matthews (3G, 1A) past 2GP

Wild (25P) at Canucks (20P) - 10PM
MIN was 2-1-0 vs VAN last season. 1-0-0 in VAN
VAN (9-11-2):
3-1-1 past 5GP, 11GA, 11/12 on PK
Horvat (2G, 4A) 4 game PT streak
MIN (11-7-3):
2-0-2 past 4GP, 9GA, 7/9 on PK
Staal (3A) last 3GP, 3P shy of 800 career

Canadiens (34P) at Ducks (24P) - 10PM
MTL was 1-0-1 vs ANA last season. 0-0-1 in ANA. ANA has gone 4-0-1 at home vs MTL in shootout era
ANA (10-8-4):
0-2-1 past 3GP, all 3-2, 6/10 on PK
Getzlaf (1G, 2A) last 3GP
MTL (16-4-2):
won 2 straight, 1GA in each game, 6/6 on PK
Radulov (1G, 9A) has a PT in 8 of past 9GP

Coyotes (18P) at Sharks (25P) - 10PM
ARZ is 2-0-0 vs SJ this season, both games at home. SJ has gone 8-0-3 past 11GP at home vs ARZ
SJ (12-9-1):
3-1-0 on home stand, 6GA, 5/7 on PK
Burns (2G, 4A) last 4GP
ARZ (8-10-2):
3-1-2 past 6GP, 14GA, 15/16 on PK
Domi (2G, 1A) past 5GP