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GAME 2: Preds vs Sharks Game Thread: Brace for impact

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Here are the projected lineups from War-On-Ice and FearTheFin. I pulled who played with who off of their head-to-head matchups page. Sorry for any inaccuracy.

San Jose Sharks

Tomas Hertl - Joe Thornton - Joe Pavelski
Joonas Donskoi - Logan Couture - Joel Ward
Matt Nieto - Patrick Marleau - Melker Karlsson
Nick Spaling - Chris Tierney - Tommy Wingels
Marc-Edouard Vlasic - Justin Braun
Brent Burns - Paul Martin
Roman Polak - Brenden Dillon
Martin Jones
James Reimer

Nashville Predators

Calle Filip Forsberg - Ryan Johansen - James Neal
Forsberg Calle Jarnkrok - Mike Ribeiro - Miikka Salomaki CRAIG SMITH
Colin Wilson - Mike Fisher - Viktor Arvidsson
MIIKKA! Eric Nystrom - Paul Gaustad - Colton Sissons
Roman Josi - Shea Weber
Mattias Ekholm - Ryan Ellis
Barret Jackman - Anthony Bitetto
Pekka Rinne
Carter Hutton

Injured: Cody Bass (lower body), Craig Smith (lower body)
Scratched: Petter Granberg, Gabriel Bourque, Pontus Aberg, Austin Watson, Marek Mazanec


No practice for the Preds yesterday or today, we we won't know until pre-game on the status of Smith (or Rinne). Maz was called up from Milwaukee which fueled some speculation that Rinne was hurt. However, one would have to believe that Juuse Saros would've been the one getting the call if Rinne was truly hurt.

That said....