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Projected lineups for Flames, Stars

Sunday, 02.17.2013 / 12:00 PM

By Steve Hunt - Correspondent / 2012-2013 At the Rink blog

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Projected lineups for Flames, Stars

DALLAS - Here are the projected lineups for a Sunday afternoon game between the Calgary Flames and Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center:


Curtis GlencrossBlake ComeauJarome Iginla

Roman CervenkaAlex TanguayJiri Hudler

Michael CammalleriMatt StajanLee Stempniak

Tim JackmanSteve BeginRoman Horak

Mark GiordanoJay Bouwmeester

T.J. Brodie – Dennis Wideman

Chris ButlerAnton Babchuk

Joey McDonald

Danny Taylor

Scratches: Blair Jones, Cory Sarich, Derek Smith.

Injuries: Mikael Backlund (knee), Sven Baertschi (hip flexor), Paul Byron (hand), Miikka Kiprusoff (knee).

Notes: These teams met four days ago in Calgary and the Flames prevailed 7-4 thanks to a Michael Cammalleri hat trick. Calgary is 2-1-1 on the road. Joey McDonald is getting his first start between the pipes as a Flame against Dallas and Danny Taylor, who was recalled from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League on Saturday, will serve as his backup. Goalie Leland Irving was sent to the AHL on Saturday.


Brenden MorrowJamie BennJaromir Jagr

Reilly SmithDerek Roy - Loui Eriksson

Antoine Roussel - Cody EakinMichael Ryder

Eric NystromVernon FiddlerRyan Garbutt

Brenden Dillon - Stephane Robidas

Aaron RomeTrevor Daley

Alex GoligoskiPhilip Larsen

Richard Bachman

Cristopher Nilstorp

Scratches: Tomas Vincour, Tom Wandell.

Injuries: Kari Lehtonen (lower body), Ray Whitney (foot).

Notes: Dallas took two out of three, including a 4-3 win at Vancouver on Friday night, in its three-game swing through Western Canada. The Stars, who are 3-1-1 at home, last played at American Airlines Center on Feb. 8, beating Anaheim 3-1. Dallas second-year coach Glen Gulutzan will go with Richard Bachman in net after an injury Friday to starter Kari Lehtonen. Gulutzan will keep his lines and defensive pairings the same as the ones he employed against Vancouver.

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