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A little shuffling in tonight’s do-or-die game.

2019 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Five Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Folks, we are going to see some CHANGES tonight.

Per Bruce Cassidy and the team, Karson Kuhlman will make his Stanley Cup Final debut tonight, likely playing on David Krejci’s wing (at least some of the time).

The team will also be going back to 6 defensemen, with Steven Kampfer the odd-man out. This means that Bruce Cassidy must be fairly confident in the health of Zdeno Chara, which is a good sign.

Matt Grzelcyk will not play tonight, as he’s still recovering from his concussion.

Putting Kuhlman in isn’t the worst idea, but it has to be a bit of a blow to David Backes. The veteran will be forced to watch and hope that his team can extend the series.

Here’s what we’ll likely see:

Brad Marchand - Patrice Bergeron - David Pastrnak

Jake DeBrusk - David Krejci - Karson Kuhlman

Marcus Johansson - Charlie Coyle - Danton Heinen

Joakim Nordstrom - Sean Kuraly - Noel Acciari

Zdeno Chara - Charlie McAvoy

Torey Krug - Brandon Carlo

John Moore - Connor Clifton

Tuukka Rask will be in net and will be ELIITTI, which is Finnish for ELITE.

See ya at sometime around 8:30, probably!