Live chat: Penguins at Blue Jackets - 09-15-13

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

We will be holding a live chat for tonight's preseason game between the Penguins and Blue Jackets. The game and the chat begin at approximately 6 p.m.

Tonight's game will be televised locally (Root Sports) and nationally (NHL Network).

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Here are the team's projected lines and defensive pairings based off today's morning skates:

19 Beau Bennett - 71 Evgeni Malkin - 18 James Neal
10 Tanner Glass - 17 Dustin Jeffrey - 12 Chuck Kobasew
32 Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond - 46 Joe Vitale - 42 Bobby Farnham
54 Tom Kuhnhackl - 25 Andrew Ebbett - 45 Adam Payerl

4 Rob Scuderi - 51 Derrick Pouliot
2 Matt Niskanen - 55 Philip Samuelsson
6 Scott Harrington - 51 Brian Dumoulin

Forward Zach Sill and defenseman Brendan Mikkelson served as extra players during today's morning skate. It is assumed Marc-Andre Fleury will get the start and Jeff Zatkoff will replace him at some point in the game.

According to Shawn Mitchell of the Columbus Dispatch, these are the Blue Jackets' projected lines and defensive pairings:

18 R.J. Umberger - 17 Brandon Dubinsky - 13 Cam Atkinson
83 Broc Little - 42 Artem Anisimov - 10 Marian Gaborik
14 Blake Comeau - 55 Mark Letestu - 5 Jack Skille
37 Dalton Smith - 76 Trent Vogelhuber - 32 Cody Bass

27 Ryan Murray - 21 James Wisniewski
6 Nikita Nikitin - 58 David Savard
29 Iilari Melart - 48 Cody Golubef

Curtis McElhinney is expected to start in net and will be replaced by Oscar Dansk, a former Erie Otter, in the third period.

(Photo: Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

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