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Game 2 Projected Lineup: Avalanche at Flames

Philipp Grubauer expected to start in net for Colorado

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

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.

Forwards

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

Defensemen

49 Samuel Girard - 6 Erik Johnson
16 Nikita Zadorov - 4 Tyson Barrie
28 Ian Cole - 12 Patrik Nemeth

Goaltenders

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.

Forwards

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

Defensemen

5 Mark Giordano - 7 TJ Brodie
55 Noah Hanifin - 24 Travis Hamonic
3 Oscar Fantenberg - 4 Rasmus Andersson

Goaltenders

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

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