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Henrique back in Oilers' lineup, McLeod scratched

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Edmonton Oilers forward Adam Henrique is back in the lineup for Game 3 of the Western Conference Final after missing the last seven contests with a lower-body injury, head coach Kris Knoblauch announced Monday.

Ryan McLeod will be a healthy scratch to make room for Henrique.

Here are the projected forward lines:

Nugent-Hopkins McDavid Hyman
Kane Draisaitl Holloway
Foegele Henrique Ryan
Janmark Carrick Brown

Edmonton's prized trade-deadline acquisition, Henrique collected six goals and three assists in 22 games with the Oilers during the regular season and has added two points in six playoff contests. He last played in Game 2 of the second round against the Vancouver Canucks.

McLeod was a mainstay as the Oilers' third-line center during the regular season, contributing 12 goals and 18 assists in 81 games. He's been quiet in the playoffs, though, failing to record a point in 14 contests.

"It's a reset," Knoblauch said. "Clouder is going to be part of this team. Whether he comes in the next game or the following one, we're going to see him sooner than later."

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