CALGARY - The Flames could have Sam Bennett back in the lineup tonight when they host the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Bennett skated on a line with Tobias Rieder and Michael Frolik this morning, signalling he is ready to return to action.
With his last game coming on Nov. 16, the forward has missed 13 games with an upper-body injury. In 20 games this season, Bennett has three goals and five points.
In net, Cam Talbot will get the start. The 32-year-old has won his last two starts, making 76 saves on 81 shots and posting a .938 save percentage against LA and Arizona.
Check out the full projected lineup vs. Pittsburgh:
Matthew Tkachuk - Elias Lindholm - Andrew Mangiapane
Johnny Gaudreau - Sean Monahan - Mikael Backlund
Milan Lucic - Derek Ryan - Dillon Dube
Sam Bennett - Tobias Rieder - Michael Frolik
Mark Giordano - TJ Brodie
Noah Hanifin - Travis Hamonic
Oliver Kylington - Rasmus Andersson
Tonight's game starts at 7:00 p.m. MT at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Sportsnet West will carry the television broadcast and Sportsnet 960 The FAN will carry the radio broadcast. Limited tickets are available HERE.