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Calgary's projected forward lines, D pairings and starting goaltender

by RYAN DITTRICK @ryandittrick /

DENVER - The Flames will be switching a few things up as they get set to face the Colorado Avalanche in the first of a quick, two-game road trip (7 p.m. MT; Sportsnet West, Sportsnet 960 THE FAN).

Mark Jankowski and Oliver Kylington will draw back in, while Zac Rinaldo and Michael Stone will come out.

In goal, David Rittich will make his league-leading 25th start of the season, looking to improve on his 13-7-4 record, a .914 save percentage and a .269 goals-against average.

Here are the forward line combinations and D pairs used at the morning skate:



Matthew Tkachuk - Elias Lindholm - Andrew Mangiapane
Dillon Dube - Sean Monahan - Mikael Backlund
Milan Lucic - Derek Ryan - Johnny Gaudreau
Tobias Rieder - Mark Jankowski - Michael Frolik



Mark Giordano - TJ Brodie
Noah Hanifin - Travis Hamonic
Oliver Kylington - Rasmus Andersson



David Rittich
Cam Talbot

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