CALGARY - The Flames skated for just under an hour on Friday, prepping for Sunday's game in Dallas.
Interim head coach Geoff Ward ran the same lines and pairings he utilized on Thursday night in the 4-3 OT setback to the Montreal Canadiens, with Mark Jankowski and Zac Rinaldo skating as extras:
Matthew Tkachuk - Elias Lindholm - Andrew Mangiapane
Dillon Dube - Sean Monahan - Mikael Backlund
Milan Lucic - Derek Ryan - Johnny Gaudreau
Sam Bennett - Tobias Rieder - Michael Frolik
Mark Giordano - TJ Brodie
Noah Hanifin - Travis Hamonic
Oliver Kylington - Rasmus Andersson
The Flames head out on a two-game road trip this weekend, taking on the Dallas Stars on Sunday at 5:00 p.m. MT (TV: Sportsnet) and the Minnesota Wild on Monday at 3:00 p.m. MT (TV: Sportsnet West). Following a three-day Christmas break, the Flames will take on the Oilers in Edmonton on Dec. 27 and then return to Calgary for a Dec. 29 match-up against the Vancouver Canucks.