Jake DeBrusk is sildelined with an upper-body injury so Head Coach Jim Montgomery has done some shuffling. Craig Smith will move up and take DeBrusk’s place with Taylor Hall and Patrice Bergeron.
Trent Frederic will make his season debut with DeBrusk out. He’ll slot in on the left wing on the third line and A.J. Greer will slide over to the right side.
Jeremy Swayman gets the start in net.
Here’s how the lineup is projected to look:
Hall - Bergeron - Smith
Pavel Zacha - David Krejci - David Pastrnak
Frederic - Charlie Coyle - Greer
Nick Foligno - Tomas Nosek - Jakub Lauko
Hampus Lindholm - Brandon Carlo
Derek Forbort - Connor Clifton
Jakub Zboril - Mike Reilly
Swayman gets the start