CALGARY - David Rittich is expected to make his fourth straight start this evening when the Flames host the Florida Panthers at 7:00 p.m. MT (TV: Sportsnet West; RADIO: Sportsnet 960 The FAN).
The Czech netminder has a 16-4-3 record with a 2.42 GAA and a .921 save percentage. He's coming off of 5-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday, making 32 saves in that victory.
Today's projected lines and pairings are based off of this morning's optional skate and yesterday's practice:
Johnny Gaudreau - Sean Monahan - Elias Lindholm
Matthew Tkachuk - Mikael Backlund - Michael Frolik
Sam Bennett - Mark Jankowski - James Neal
Austin Czarnik - Derek Ryan - Andrew Mangiapane
Mark Giordano - TJ Brodie
Noah Hanifin - Travis Hamonic
Oliver Kylington - Rasmus Andersson