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.
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.
GoaltenderJeff 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.
Zach Parise - Patrik Elias - Ilya Kovalchuk
Petr Sykora - Dainus Zubrus - David Clarkson
Alexei Ponikarovsky - Adam Henrique - Steve Bernier