The Flames will head into the 5 day break with a battle on Raleigh against the Hurricanes. Mike Smith returns to the crease today after a one game reprieve where David Rittich more than did the job with a 41 save performance against the Florida Panthers. Here's the rest of the Flames lineup.
*edit: After posting it was revealed that Monahan would be missing the game for an undisclosed reason. Sam Bennett will take over on the top line while Mangiapane moves up and Hrivik slots in.
Johnny Gaudreau - Sam Bennett - Micheal Ferland
Matthew Tkachuk - Mikael Backlund - Troy Brouwer
Andrew Mangiapane - Mark Jankowski - Garnet Hathaway
Marek Hrivik - Matt Stajan - Curtis Lazar
Mark Giordano - Dougie Hamilton
TJ Brodie - Travis Hamonic
Brett Kulak - Michael Stone