BUFFALO - The Flames had an optional skate this morning prior to tonight's game with the Sabres.
Geoff Ward, who will handle the head coaching duties for the Flames in the tilt, was asked if there would be any lineup changes from the group that skated against the Penguins in a 3-2 overtime loss Monday.
"No, we're going to go with the same," said Ward.
David Rittich will get the start in net.
Here are the lines, D-pairings and goalies from Monday's tilt in Pittsburgh:
Johnny Gaudreau - Sean Monahan - Elias Lindholm
Matthew Tkachuk - Mikael Backlund - Andrew Mangiapane
Milan Lucic - Derek Ryan - Dillon Dube
Tobias Rieder - Mark Jankowski - Michael Frolik
Mark Giordano - TJ Brodie
Noah Hanifin - Rasmus Andersson
Oliver Kylington - Michael Stone