Zac Jones can be within the lineup tonight, making his NHL debut. He can be within the lineup in Jacob Trouba’s place. Additionally in tonight is Libor Hajek, in for Anthony Bitetto.
Lafreniere begins with Zibanejad and Buchnevich, Kreider with Chytil and Kakko. On D: Jones-Hajek, Miller-Smith. Shesterkin in purpose. #NYR
— Rick Carpiniello (@RickCarpiniello) April 22, 2021
With out Trouba, the protection pairs are going to be tough. However the change up entrance is the one highlighted. It’s one thing I touched on in yesterday’s ideas submit. Getting Alexis Lafreniere prime line time whereas additionally shaking up the forwards is a precedence. Now let’s see if the powerplay adjustments.