CALGARY, Alberta -- Playing the second of back-to-back games, the Los Angeles Kings are expected to start Jonathan Bernier against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Wednesday night.
Bernier will play in place of Jonathan Quick, who made 23 saves in a 3-1 win a night ago against the Edmonton Oilers -- his first win in four starts.
Coach Darryl Sutter didn’t confirm which goaltender would play, but captain Dustin Brown said the team has confidence in Bernier, making his fourth appearance of the season.
"That's the beauty of having two good goalies, especially on scenarios like this when you're playing back-to-back," Brown said. "Bernier's played well for us when he's gotten the opportunity this year. He's always come in and played well."
Here are the projected lines and defensive pairings for Wednesday night's game between the Kings and Flames:
Kyle Clifford – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter
Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams
Dwight King – Jarret Stoll – Dustin Penner
Jordan Nolan – Trevor Lewis – Colin Fraser
Rob Scuderi – Slava Voynov
Keaton Ellerby – Drew Doughty
Jake Muzzin – Davis Drewiske
Scratched: Andrew Campbell, Simon Gagne, Brad Richardson
Injured: Matt Greene, Alec Martinez, Willie Mitchell
Jiri Hudler – Roman Horak – Roman Cervenka
Michael Cammalleri – Alex Tanguay – Jarome Iginla
Curtis Glencross – Matt Stajan – Lee Stempniak
Blake Comeau – Steve Begin – Tim Jackman
Dennis Wideman – TJ Brodie
Jay Bouwmeester – Mark Giordano
Derek Smith – Chris Butler
Scratched: Anton Babchuk, Blair Jones, Cory Sarich.
Injured: Mikael Backlund, Sven Baertschi, Paul Byron, Miikka Kiprusoff