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Carolina Hurricanes at Ottawa Senators: Rosters and Projected Lines

Nestrasil may crack the lineup again as the Canes take on the Senators.

NHL: Carolina Hurricanes at Ottawa Senators Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

Fresh off of a 2-1 loss to the Habs, the Carolina Hurricanes will look to start another win streak on Saturday against the Ottawa Senators.

Here’s how they will line up in Ottawa:

Jeff Skinner - Jordan Staal - Sebastian Aho
Teuvo Teravainen - Victor Rask - Elias Lindholm
Brock McGinn - Derek Ryan - Lee Stempniak
Joakim Nordstrom - Jay McClement - Viktor Stalberg

Ron Hainsey - Justin Faulk
Jaccob Slavin - Brett Pesce
Noah Hanifin - Matt Tennyson

Cam Ward
Michael Leighton

Scratches: Eddie Lack (IR concussion), Ryan Murphy (conditioning stint) Bryan Bickell (IR multiple sclerosis), Andrej Nestrasil (healthy), Klas Dahlbeck (healthy)

Bill Peters said after the team’s morning skate that he was considering going with Nestrasil instead of McGinn on Saturday. The Czech forward took line rushes this morning. He hasn’t played since November 10.

Winners of two consecutive games, the Ottawa Senators are in a rhythm with their lineup.

Here’s how they will lineup:

Ryan Dzingel - Kyle Turris - Bobby Ryan
Mike Hoffman - Derick Brassard - Mark Stone
Zack Smith - Jean-Gabriel Pageau - Tom Pyatt
Chris Kelly - Curtis Lazar - Chris Neil

Marc Methot - Erik Karlsson
Dion Phaneuf - Cody Ceci
Mark Borowiecki - Chris Wideman

Craig Anderson
Mike Condon