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I hope you all had a great Christmas, today is Boxing Day in Canada...which also notes the start of the WJC which is in Saskatoon and Regina this year and the return of hockey after a little Christmas break. A little bit of a lineup shuffle for the Lightning for the game tonight...ok maybe it's a little bit more than a little one....

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Let's just start with the line-up notes for tonight's game, because this is the main story:
-Lightning recall Mike Lundin and Riku Helenius from Norfolk
-Helenius is up because Niitymaki is taking the game off as his wife is about to expect a baby
-Halpern and Fedoruk have been put on the injured reserve and are expect to be out for 2 weeks each
-Matt Walker has also been put on injured reserve, day-to-day
-With Lundin up, Hale will switch to being a forward

The lines tonight will look like: Tanguay-Vinny-Downie, Malone-Stamkos-St. Louis, Jones-Szczechura-Veilleux, Wright-Konopka-Hale. Oh the Lightning...it's beginning to get a bit comical.

For a warm your heart story on James Wright and his first Christmas as an NHL player, check out Erlendsson's aritcle here. Wright's family will be in attendance for tonight game as they will by flying in for the game.

The games on deck for the WJC is: Czech Republic v. Sweden, Canada v. Latvia, Russia v. Austria and USA v. Slovakia

Game time: 7:30pm ET on SUN