The Flames announced today what almost everybody had been expecting, Matthew Tkachuk will remain a Calgary Flame this season. Tkachuk will suit up for his 10th NHL game tonight as the Flames head to San Jose. He has 4 points in 9 games thus far.
Full coverage can be found on the Flames website here.
The Flames made a few changes tonight with Chad Johnson getting his first start since a 6-4 loss to the St.Louis Blues on October 22nd. Dennis Wideman also heads to the press box as Brett Kulak returns to the ice. Mark Giordano and TJ Brodie are also paired up once again. Here’s the projected lineups for both clubs tonight:
Calgary Flames Projected Lines
Johnny Gaudreau - Sean Monahan - Alex Chiasson
Matthew Tkachuk - Mikael Backlund - Michael Frolik
Kris Versteeg - Sam Bennett - Troy Brouwer
Micheal Ferland - Matt Stajan - Lance Bouma
Mark Giordano - TJ Brodie
Jyrki Jokipakka - Dougie Hamilton
Brett Kulak - Deryk Engelland
San Jose Sharks Projected Lines
Mikkel Boedker - Joe Thornton - Joe Pavelski
Joonas Donskoi - Logan Couture - Joel Ward
Patrick Marleau - Tomas Hertl - Melker Karlsson
Micheal Haley - Chris Tierney - Tommy Wingels
Marc-Edouard Vlasic - Justin Braun
Paul Martin - Brent Burns
Brenden Dillon - David Schlemko
Puck drop is at 8:30pm MT tonight. See you then!