Four sent down
forward Evan McGrath
forward Johan Ryno
forward Ryan Oulahen
forward Darren Helm
That leaves the team with 17 forwards on its roster. Still fighting for a roster spot and in the lineup tonight are ...
Ellis, Grigorenko and Hartigan will skate on the same line. Grigorenko will be playing in his team-high seventh preseason game.
Two defensemen are battling for one roster spot on defense, Jonathan Ericsson and Derek Meech. Ericsson will be partnered with Brett Lebda tonight. Meech, who has played the past two games, won't dress.