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Key Injuries / Lineup Changes
- [CBJ] Trey Fix-Wolansky will make his NHL debut on Tuesday.
- [CBJ] Brendan Gaunce will make his debut for the Blue Jackets.
- [WSH] Alex Ovechkin cleared COVID-19 protocol and is expected to return tonight.
- [MTL] Cole Caufield cleared COVID-19 protocol and is expected to return tonight.
- [MTL] Joel Armia cleared COVID-19 protocol and is expected to return tonight.
- [BOS] Erik Haula cleared COVID-19 protocol and is expected to return tonight.
- [BOS] Nick Foligno (upper body) is expected to return after missing four games.
- [MIN] Marcus Foligno (upper body) is expected to return after missing the last two games.
- [EDM] Mike Smith (thumb) will play his first game since Jan. 5.
- [ARI] Dysin Mayo cleared COVID-19 protocol and is expected to return tonight.
- [CAR] Teuvo Teravainen (lower body) will be a game time decision in Ottawa.
- [PIT] Danton Heinen (upper body) skated on the third line during morning practice.
- [CBJ] Emil Bemstrom has been added to the COVID-19 protocol.
- [CBJ] Eric Robinson (knee) has been placed on IR and will miss approximately six weeks.
- [MTL] Christian Dvorak is approaching a return but will remain out of the lineup on Tuesday.
- [PIT] Evgeni Malkin was added to the COVID-19 protocol list on Monday.
- [MIN] Mathew Dumba (upper body) will miss his second straight game.
- [WPG] Neal Pionk has been placed on the COVID-19 protocol list.
- [WPG] Pierre-Luc Dubois has been placed on the COVID-19 protocol list.
- [VGK] Zach Whitecloud (foot) will miss at least the next two games.
- [EDM] Mikko Koskinen has been placed on the COVID-19 protocol list.
- [EDM] Kris Russell (undisclosed) was placed on IR.
- [VAN] Quinn Hughes has been placed on the COVID-19 protocol list.
*Subject to change*
⚠️ Game decision
Ottawa Senators vs. Carolina Hurricanes
Slavin – DeAngelo
Washington Capitals vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
Chinakhov – Kuraly – Domi
Montreal Canadiens vs New Jersey Devils
Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
Room – Haula – Pastrnak
Zohorna – Rodrigues – Heinen ⚠️
Dumoulin – Letang
Winnipeg Jets vs. Minnesota Wild
Greenway – Eriksson Ek – Foligno
Edmonton Oilers vs Vegas Golden Knights
Nurse – Bouchard
The Hague – Pietrangelo
Vancouver Canucks vs. Arizona Coyotes
Dickinson – Horvat – Garland
Motte – Lammikko – Chiasson
Gostisbehere – Mayo
✅ — Confirmed
🅿️ — Likely
🅾️ — Projected
|4||Phoenix Copley||✅||HAS BEEN||$6,500|
|9||Jon Gillies||❓||New Jersey||$7,600|
Choice of daily value
C – Bo Horvat (VAN) – $3,900
F – Matt Boldy (MIN) – $4,300
D – Duncan Keith (EDM) – $3,600
Highest Optimizer Projections
C – Connor McDavid (EDM) – $9,600
F – Alex Ovechkin (WSH) – $8,800
D – John Carlson (WSH) – $6,300
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