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Sharks vs. Flames Lines: Melker Karlsson back in lineup

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Martin Jones will start for the Sharks.

Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Head coach Peter DeBoer has shaken up the Sharks lines again, as Melker Karlsson slots back onto the fourth line and Nick Spaling joins Patrick Marleau and Joonas Donskoi on the third line. The top unit of Tomas Hertl, Joe Thornton and Joe Pavelski remains unchanged as do the defense pairings.

Martin Jones will get the first half of the back-to-back, while James Reimer is likely to start in Edmonton on Tuesday.

Projected Sharks Lines

Tomas Hertl – Joe Thornton – Joe Pavelski

Matt NietoLogan CoutureJoel Ward

Nick Spaling – Patrick Marleau – Joonas Donskoi

Dainius ZubrusChris Tierney – Melker Karlsson

Marc-Edouard VlasicJustin Braun

Paul MartinBrent Burns

Brenden DillonRoman Polak

Martin Jones

James Reimer

Projected Flames Lines

Johnny GaudreauSean Monahan – Michael Frolik

Lance Bouma – Sam Bennett – Joe Colborne

Michael Ferland – Mikael Backlund – Garnet Hathaway

Brandon Bollig – Matt Stajan – Josh Jooris

Mark Giordano – Deryk Engelland

T.J. Brodie – Dougie Hamilton

Jyrki Jokipakka – Tyler Wotherspoon

Joni Ortio

Jonas Hiller