With Mark Giordano out with an injury, the Flames will have to tinker with their blue line to make up for his absence. The Blue Jackets, who are playing .500 hockey in their last 10 games, will continue to ride Curtis Sanford between the pipes.
Here is what each team's lineups will likely be tonight.
After being through it and seeing the other [outdoor] games on TV, just the atmosphere is spectacular. To stand here -- and we are essentially almost on the blue line -- and look up [into the stands] and knowing it is going to be packed and playing our biggest rival in this setting is going to be pretty special.
— Bruins president Cam Neely on the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between Boston and Montreal at Gillette Stadium on
Jan. 1, 2016