FLAMES (32-25-9) at PENGUINS (37-25-4)
7 p.m. ET; SN, TVAS, ATTSN-PT, NHL.TV
The Pittsburgh Penguins could move into second place in the Metropolitan Division with a win against the Calgary Flames at PPG Paints Arena on Monday.
Pittsburgh is in third in the division, one point behind the second-place Philadelphia Flyers and three behind the first-place Washington Capitals. It ended a three-game losing streak (0-3-0) with a 3-2 overtime win against the New York Islanders on Saturday.
Goaltender Tristan Jarry will make his second straight start for the Penguins. Matt Murray will miss his fourth straight game because of a concussion.
The Flames have lost three straight games (0-3-0) and are four points behind the Los Angeles Kings for the second wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Western Conference.
Players to watch
Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk has 10 points (four goals, six assists) in his past nine games.
Penguins forward Sidney Crosby needs three points to reach 1,100 in the NHL. He has three goals in his past five games, including in overtime against the Islanders on Saturday.
They said it
"I don't think Pittsburgh gets many B-games from teams, so you want to come in here with a little energy, a little juice and a little excitement." -- Flames coach Glen Gulutzan
"[The Flames] got some depth. … Zone time will be important, making sure that we don't turn it over and give their skilled guys a chance to come back the other way." -- Penguins captain Sidney Crosby
Flames projected lineup
Johnny Gaudreau -- Sean Monahan -- Micheal Ferland
Matthew Tkachuk -- Mikael Backlund -- Michael Frolik
Sam Bennett -- Mark Jankowski -- Garnet Hathaway
Troy Brouwer -- Matt Stajan -- Nick Shore
Mark Giordano -- Dougie Hamilton
TJ Brodie -- Travis Hamonic
Brett Kulak -- Michael Stone
Scratched: Chris Stewart, Tanner Glass, Curtis Lazar, Matt Bartkowski
Injured: Marek Hrivik (upper body), Mike Smith (lower body), Kris Versteeg (lower body)
Penguins projected lineup
Jake Guentzel -- Sidney Crosby -- Patric Hornqvist
Carl Hagelin -- Evgeni Malkin -- Bryan Rust
Dominik Simon -- Derick Brassard -- Phil Kessel
Tom Kuhnhackl -- Riley Sheahan -- Conor Sheary
Brian Dumoulin -- Kris Letang
Jamie Oleksiak -- Justin Schultz
Olli Maatta -- Chad Ruhwedel
Scratched: Carter Rowney, Matt Hunwick
Injured: Matt Murray (concussion), Zach Aston-Reese (upper body)
Ferland will play after missing four games because of an upper-body injury. Smith did not travel with the Flames as they start a three-game road trip. … Murray skated on his own before the morning skate. Aston-Reese will miss his fourth straight game.
The Flames are 17-3-0 when Gaudreau has more than one point in a game. … The Penguins are 12-1-0 in their past 13 home games.