Blackhawks’ probable opening night lineup vs. Stars

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With Dave Bolland and Ben Smith out with injuries, coach Joel Quenneville said the Blackhawks will likely suit up seven defensemen in their season opener against the Dallas Stars on Friday. Here’s a look:

LINES

Brandon Saad – Jonathan Toews – Patrick Sharp

Andrew Brunette – Patrick Kane – Marian Hossa

Bryan Bickell – Brandon Pirri – Michael Frolik

Rostislav Olesz – Jamal Mayers

PAIRINGS

Duncan Keith – Nick Leddy

Niklas Hjalmarsson – Brent Seabrook

Sami Lepisto – Sean O’Donnell

Steve Montador

GOALIES

Corey Crawford

Ray Emery

Extra – John Scott

Suspension – Daniel Carcillo

Injured – Dave Bolland, Ben Smith, Viktor Stalberg

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