The Flames have made some lineup changes in advance of tonight's tilt against the Washington Capitals at 5 p.m. (SNW, SN960).
With Micheal Ferland still sidelined and under observation for the mumps and rookie Matthew Tkachuk out with a two-game suspension, Sam Bennett will skate on a line with Mikael Backlund and Michael Frolik, while Freddie Hamilton will draw into the lineup skating on the fourth line.
Here are tonight's projected lines, defence pairings and starting goaltender:
Johnny Gaudreau - Sean Monahan - Alex Chiasson
Sam Bennett - Mikael Backlund - Michael Frolik
Kris Versteeg - Matt Stajan - Troy Brouwer
Curtis Lazar - Freddie Hamilton - Lance Bouma
Mark Giordano - Dougie Hamilton
TJ Brodie - Michael Stone
Matt Bartkowski - Deryk Engelland