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Flames recall Baertschi; Avalanche get Jones back

Monday, 04.08.2013 / 3:09 PM

By Rick Sadowski  -  NHL.com Correspondent / 2012-2013 At the Rink blog

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Flames recall Baertschi; Avalanche get Jones back

DENVER -- The Calgary Flames recalled left wing Sven Baertschi from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League on Sunday and he is expected to play Monday against the Colorado Avalanche.

Baertschi, 20, had one assist in 10 previous games with the Flames this season. He was the Flames' No. 1 pick in the 2011 NHL Draft and had 10 goals and 15 assists in 31 games for Abbotsford.

On the other side, right wing David Jones will return to the Avalanche lineup after missing eight games with a knee injury. Jones has struggled this season with just three goals in 27 games. He has gone 10 games without a point.

Here are the projected lineups for Monday's game:

FLAMES

Curtis GlencrossRoman HorakMike Cammalleri

Sven Baertschi -- Mikael BacklundRoman Cervenka

Alex TanguayMatt Stajan - Lee Stempniak

Tim JackmanMaxwell ReinhartSteve Begin

Mark GiordanoDennis Wideman

TJ BrodieCory Sarich

Chris ButlerBrett Carson

Joey MacDonald

Miikka Kiprusoff

Scratched: Anton Babchuk

Injured: Paul Byron (hand), Jiri Hudler (upper body), Brian McGrattan (shoulder), Derek Smith (upper body)

AVALANCHE

Jamie McGinnMatt DuchenePA Parenteau

Gabriel LandeskogRyan O'ReillyBrad Malone

Cody McLeodJohn MitchellDavid Jones

Patrick BordeleauMark OlverDavid Van Der Gulik

Greg ZanonErik Johnson

Matt HunwickStefan Elliott

Jan HejdaTyson Barrie

Semyon Varlamov

Jean-Sebastien Giguere

Scratched: Shane O'Brien, Aaron Palushaj

Injured: Steve Downie (knee), Milan Hejduk (shoulder), Chuck Kobasew (back), Paul Stastny (foot), Ryan Wilson (ankle)

Quote of the Day

The groove of being behind a bench is going to be interesting at first, but thank God we have a few exhibition games to get rid of those cobwebs. Overall the excitement of it all and the freshness and coming back refreshed, all those things are going to be assets. If [the players] come ready to give their best effort in practice and games, good things are going to happen. I'm always looking for results. It's not always on the scoreboard. It's winning and building something.

— Bryan Trottier on making his return to coaching as an assistant with the Sabres