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Stanley Cup Final 2016, Game 1 Lines: Matt Nieto still out for Sharks

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Sharks sticking with same lines.

NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-San Jose Sharks at Nashville Predators Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Despite rumors that Matt Nieto would be good to go for game one, the forward remains out of the lineup to start the Stanley Cup Final. Whether that's due to injury or simply head coach Peter DeBoer's discretion we do not know. As such, here are the unchanged lines for the Sharks as well as a peak at the Penguins lines for game one, courtesy of Friend of the Blog Kevin Kurz.

Projected Sharks Lines

Tomas Hertl – Joe Thornton – Joe Pavelski

Patrick Marleau – Logan Couture – Joonas Donskoi

Melker Karlsson – Chris Tierney – Joel Ward

Dainius Zubrus – Nick Spaling – Tommy Wingels

Marc-Edouard Vlasic – Justin Braun

Paul Martin – Brent Burns

Brenden Dillon – Roman Polak

Martin Jones

James Reimer

Projected Penguins Lines

Conor Sheary – Sidney Crosby – Patric Hornqvist

Carl Hagelin – Nick Bonino – Phil Kessel

Chris Kunitz – Evgeni Malkin – Bryan Rust

Tom Kuhnhackl – Matt Cullen – Eric Fehr

Brian Dumoulin – Kris Letang

Olli Maatta – Ben Lovejoy

Ian Cole – Justin Schultz

Matt Murray

Marc-Andre Fleury