KANATA, Ont. – Here are the projected lineups for Thursday night’s game between the Calgary Flames and Ottawa Senators. The Sens participated in a full practice, while the Flames, coming off a 3-1 loss to the Islanders on Long Island on Thursday, held an optional skate.
Milan Michalek – Jason Spezza – Colin Greening
Erik Condra – Kyle Turris – Daniel Alfredsson
Nick Foligno – Zack Smith – Bobby Butler
Zenon Konopka – Chris Neil – Kaspars Daugavins
Jared Cowen – Erik Karlsson
Chris Phillips – Sergei Gonchar
Brian Lee – Filip Kuba
Coach Paul MacLean offered no update on Peter Regin (shoulder) but said that Jesse Winchester (concussion) could return to the ice as soon as Friday if his workout goes well today.
Curtis Glencross – Olli Jokinen – Jarome Iginla
Rene Bourque – Mikael Backlund – Lee Stempniak
Paul Byron – Roman Horak – Blake Comeau
Tom Kostopoulos – Brendan Morrison – Tim Jackman
Jay Bouwmeester – Chris Butler
Scott Hannan – Anton Babchuk
TJ Brodie – Cory Sarich
According to Roger Millions of Rogers Sportsnet, Anton Babchuk (hand) will return to the lineup Friday, replacing Derek Smith, who suffered a lower-body injury on Thursday night.