10:04PM: Anthony Greco, not Pajuniemi, will play in place of Lafreniere.
The lines will be:
- Chris Kreider, Mika Zibanejad, Kaapo Kakko
- Artemi Panarin, Ryan Strome, Filip Chytil
- Greg McKegg, Kevin Rooney, Anthony Greco
- Tim Gettinger, Morgan Barron, Jonny Brodzinski
Braden Schneider is paired with Patrik Nemeth and Igor Shesterkin is in goal.
8:04PM: Alexis Lafreniere has entered Covid protocol. (NYR)
Lafreniere joins Gerard Gallant, Barclay Goodrow, Ryan Reaves and Julien Gauthier.
Lauri Pajuniemi will make his NHL debut in place of Lafreniere.