Here are some news and notes heading into tonight’s games:
- Matt Cullen (head) is expected to return to the Hurricanes line up tonight.
- Justin Williams (back) is out tonight.
- Tomas Holmstrom (groin) is out tonight versus the Hawks.
- Mikael Samuelsson (groin) is also not dressing for tonight’s game.
- Dave Bolland (ankle) and Jason Williams (charley horse) are both likely to suit up for the Blackhawks.
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