DENVER - Game day is finally here.
The Flames will kick off the 2019-20 campaign in Denver this evening, facing off against the Avalanche at 7:00 p.m. MT (TV: Sportsnet West; Radio: Sportsnet 960 The FAN).
David Rittich is expected to get the start in net for the visitors. The goaltender is coming off a tremendous 2018-19 season, posting a 27-9-5 record with a 2.61 GAA and a .911 save percentage.
Check out the full projected lineup in Colorado:
Johnny Gaudreau - Sean Monahan - Elias Lindholm
Matthew Tkachuk - Mikael Backlund - Michael Frolik
Milan Lucic - Derek Ryan - Sam Bennett
Andrew Mangiapane - Mark Jankowski - Austin Czarnik
Mark Giordano - TJ Brodie
Noah Hanifin - Travis Hamonic
Oliver Kylington - Rasmus Andersson