Lines, Pairings and Starters: Hurricanes, Devils, Stars, Maple Leafs and Avalanche


  • Chip Alexander: Hurricanes lines: Tlusty-EStaal-Semin; Gerbe-JStaal-Dwyer; Skinner-Nash-Dvorak; Bowman-Sutter-Lindholm. Westgarth, Ruutu extra forwards. Defensive pairings: Faulk-Sekera; Hainsey-Bellemore; Murphy-Harrison. Komisarek also working with Faulk.
  • Chip Alexander: Hurricanes PP unit: Semin, EStaal, Tlusty, Lindholm, Murphy; 2nd PP: Skinner, JStaal, Gerbe, Faulk, Harrison.
  • Tom Gulitti: Devils lines: Zubrus-Elias-Jagr; Clowe-Henrique-Ryder; Olesz-Zajac-Brunner; Carter-Gionta-Bernier; Josefson-Loktionov-Tedenby. Defensive Pairings: Salvador-Zidlicky; Greene-Fayne; Volchenkov-Harrold; Larsson as extra.
  • Mark Stepneski: Stars lines started off with:  Benn-Seguin-Peverley; Whitney-Horcoff-Chiasson; Roussel-Eakin-Cole; Garbutt-Fiddler-Nichushkin; MacDermid-Mueller. Later lines switched too: Eakin now centering Whitney and Chiasson, Horcoff centering Roussel and Cole. Defensive Pairings: Goligoski-Gonchar; Dillon-Robidas; Daley-Benn; Rome-Connauton.
  • Mark Masters: Jonathan Bernier will start in net for the Maple Leafs.
  • Fluto Shinzawa: J.S. Giguere is expected to start in net for the Avalanche tonight.
  • Chip Alexander: Anton Khudobin is expected to start in net for the Hurricanes.
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