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Florida Panthers Visit New Jersey Devils: Starting Lineups And Injury Report

Florida Panthers:

Injury Report:

Ed Jovanovski had surgery on his hand two weeks ago, is currently skating, and expected back in March. Scottie Upshall had hernia surgery last week and is expected back at the end of March.Jacob Markstrom had knee surgery and is expected to return next week. Dmitry Kulikov had knee surgery two weeks ago, and is out until March. Jack Skille was put back on the injured list with a shoulder problem but may return any time. Marco Sturm had knee surgery this past Monday and is expected to be out until March. Jose Theodore is back and may start tonight.

Starting Lineup:


Tomas Fleischmann - Stephen Weiss - Kris Versteeg

Sean Bergenheim - Marcel Goc - Mikael Samuelsson

Mike Santorelli - Shawn Matthias - Tomas Kopecky

Matt Bradley - John Madden - Krys Barch


Brian Campbell - Eric Gudbranson

Jason Garrison - Mike Weaver

Tyson Strachan - Keaton Ellerby


Scott Clemmensen will probably start the game. He's enjoyed some success against his former team, sporting a 3-0-0 record and a 2.36 GAA, along with a .930 save percentage. Jose Theodore is available.

New Jersey Devils:

Injury Report:

Goaltender Jeff Frazee was called to backup Johan Hedburg as Martin Brodeur was out with two twisted ankles, but Devil's coach Pete DeBoer confirmend Brodeur as the starter. Defenseman Adam Larsson has a bruised lower back. Ex-Panther Ryan Carter has missed the past four games with a hand fracture. Defenseman Henrik Tallinder is on THE IR with a blood clot in his leg. Center Travis Zajac is out with an achilles problem and is expected to return in March.

Starting Lineup:


Zach Parise - Patrik Elias - Ilya Kovalchuk

Petr Sykora - Dainus Zubrus - David Clarkson

Alexei Ponikarovsky - Adam Henrique - Steve Bernier

Eric Boulton - Jacob Josefson - Cam Janssen


Andy Greene - Mark Fayne

Anton Volchenkov - Matt Taormina

Kurtis Foster - Bryce Salvadore


Martin Brodeur has been confirmed as the starter.

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