Justin Abdelkader may be out of the lineup tonight against the Blackhawks. If this is the case, Patrick Eaves would take his place on the fourth line. Also, Brett Lebda will be a healthy scratch. He is being replaced by Derek Meech, and will be paired with Jonatahan Ericsson.
Injury notes: Darren Helm continues to return from a clavicle injury. He will not play tonight againt the Hawks.