Everett vs. Vancouver lineup notes

EVERETT (34-16-3-2)

Forward lines

Leedahl-Bauml-Stadnyk

Low-Laurencelle-Scherbak

Mykitiuk-Nikolishin-Bajkov

Millar-Wharrie-Wegleitner

Defensive pairings

Betker-Juulsen

MacDonald-Davis

Skrumeda-Pfeifer

Goaltenders

Hart

Lotz

Scratches: Fonteyne, Aasman.

Notes: The Tips are once again without center Matt Fonteyne, who sits out for the second time in three games after aggravating a lower-body injury in Wednesday’s 4-3 shootout loss to Tri-City. Winger Logan Aasman remains out because of a concussion. Goaltender Carter Hart makes his 20th appearance of the season, joining Leland Irving (2004-05) and Kent Simpson (2008-09) as 16-year-old goalies to reach the 20-game mark with the Tips.

VANCOUVER (23-29-1-2)

Forward lines

Benson-Popoff-Baer

Stukel-Foster-Houck

Jones-Ramsay-Sward

Odgers-Bobylev-Roach

Defensive pairings

Geertsen-Thrower/McKinstry

Menell-Kirichenko

Osipov-Barberis

Goaltenders

Porter

Lee

Scratches: Ronning, Brumm, Bellerive, Dosanjh, Atwal, Thrower/McKinstry.

Notes: Vancouver plays without overage winger Matt Bellerive because of illness and defenseman Shaun Dosanjh because of an upper-body injury. Also, defenseman Arvin Atwal is out because of a team-imposed suspension and defenseman Josh Thrower will be a game-time decision, requiring the Giants to call up 16-year-old d-man Matt Barberis for the game. If Thrower can’t go, Ryley McKinstry will take his place.

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