SAINT PAUL - David Rittich will appear in his 100th NHL game this evening when the Flames take on the Wild at 5:00 p.m. MT.
"I'm honestly pumped," the netminder said following the pre-game skate the Xcel Energy Center, noting how special it will be to have his father in the stands for this milestone.
"It's awesome I get my dad (at) my 100th game - hopefully it's not the last 100."
With 99 games under his belt, the netminder sits 10th in Calgary Flames franchise history for the most games played. Rittich has a career 52-25-3 record as a member of the organization- the seventh-most wins by a goaltender in Calgary franchise history.
Check out this evening's full projected lineup:
Matthew Tkachuk - Elias Lindholm - Andrew Mangiapane
Johnny Gaudreau - Sean Monahan - Mikael Backlund
Milan Lucic - Derek Ryan - Dillon Dube
Sam Bennett - Mark Jankowski - Tobias Rieder
Mark Giordano - TJ Brodie
Noah Hanifin - Travis Hamonic
Michael Stone - Rasmus Andersson
Game time is set for 5:00 p.m. MT with Sportsnet carrying the television broadcast. Sportsnet 960 The FAN will cover off the radio broadcast.
The Flames close out this trip on Tuesday in Chicago, taking on the Blackhawks at 6:30 p.m. MT. They return to the Scotiabank Saddledome on Thursday when they host the Wild at 7:00 p.m. MT. Limited tickets are available HERE.