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Blues/Blackhawks Game Four Projected Lines

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There may be some mixing and matching from Coach Q.

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

According to Jeremy Rutherford of STLToday.com, here are tonight's projected lines for the Blues and for the Blackhawks.

First up, the Blues.

Forwards

Jaden Schwartz-Jori Lehtera-Vladimir Tarasenko

Alexander Steen-Paul Stastny-Troy Brouwer

Robby Fabbri-Patrik Berglund-David Backes

Scottie Upshall-Kyle Brodziak-Steve Ott

Defensemen

Jay Bouwmeester-Alex Pietrangelo

Joel Edmundson-Kevin Shattenkirk

Carl Gunnarsson-Colton Parayko

Goalie

Brian Elliott

You'll notice that Robby Fabbri and Alexander Steen have flipped spots. Perhaps this is a move to get Steen's production going? He hasn't been quite the first round performer this year as we have grown accustomed to seeing in the past. Also, Steve Ott is back on the fourth line for the second game in a row. Hitch's threatening to get Ott double digit numbers when he can handle it. Be prepared.

The Hawks' line-up alterations are interesting:

Forwards

Andrew Ladd-Jonathan Toews-Marian Hossa

Artemi Panarin-Artem Anisimov-Patrick Kane

Tomas Fleischmann-Teuvo Teravainen-Richard Panik

Andrew Desjardins-Marcus Kruger-Andrew Shaw

Defensemen

Duncan Keith-Niklas Hjalmarsson

Trevor van Riemsdyk-Brent Seabrook

David Rundblad-Michal Rozsival

Goalie

Corey Crawford

Out for the evening are Dale Weise and Viktor Svedberg. Weise only got 6:29 of ice time on Sunday, but did get credited for four hits. Svedberg had five minutes of ice time and four penalty minutes. The switch-up won't leave the Hawks short much, if anything.