CALGARY, Alberta--The Colorado Avalanche is not expected to make any changes to its lineup for tonight's Game 2 matchup against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Philipp Grubauer was the first goaltender off the ice for the Avs and will get the start in net. He made 28-of-31 saves in the first contest of the best-of-seven series on Thursday.
Sven Andrighetto, Mark Barberio, Joe Cannata and Ryan Graves will be Colorado's healthy scratches for the second consecutive outing.
The Flames lead the series 1-0 after picking up a 4-0 victory in Game 1.
Below is the Avalanche's projected lineup based on the start of Thursday's contests. All forward combinations and defensive pairings are subject to change.
92 Gabriel Landeskog - 29 Nathan MacKinnon 13 Alexander Kerfoot
22 Colin Wilson - 34 Carl Soderberg 96 Mikko Rantanen
83 Matt Nieto - 18 Derick Brassard 11 Matt Calvert
57 Gabriel Bourque - 17 Tyson Jost - 37 J.T. Compher
49 Samuel Girard - 6 Erik Johnson
16 Nikita Zadorov - 4 Tyson Barrie
28 Ian Cole - 12 Patrik Nemeth
31 Philipp Grubauer
1 Semyon Varlamov
Healthy Scratches: 10 Sven Andrighetto, 27 Ryan Graves, 35 Joe Cannata, 44 Mark Barberio
Injury Report: 91 Vladislav Kamenev (shoulder)
The Calgary Flames aren't expected to make any changes to their lineup for Game 2
Goaltender Mike Smith is once again the probable starter in net after he made 26 saves in a shutout performance on Thursday.
Below is the Calgary Flames' projected lineup, courtesy of CalgaryFlames.com.
13 Johnny Gaudreau - 23 Sean Monahan - 28 Elias Lindholm\
19 Matthew Tkachuk - 11 Mikael Backlund - 67 Michael Frolik
93 Sam Bennett - 77 Mark Jankowski - 18 James Neal
88 Andrew Mangiapane - 10 Derek Ryan - 21 Garnet Hathaway
5 Mark Giordano - 7 TJ Brodie
55 Noah Hanifin - 24 Travis Hamonic
3 Oscar Fantenberg - 4 Rasmus Andersson
41 Mike Smith
33 David Rittich
Scratches: 6 Dalton Prout, 8 Juuso Valimaki, 26 Michael Stone, 27 Austin Czarni, 29 Dillon Dube, 32 Jon Gillies, 58 Oliver Kylington, 89 Alan Quine