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GDT: Winnipeg Jets @ Calgary Flames

The Western Canada part of the Winnipeg Jets road trip concludes in Calgary.

Winnipeg Jets v Calgary Flames Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images

The Winnipeg Jets and the Calgary Flames meet tonight in a later than usual game, as this one gets underway at 9 pm CST, which is a not-that-early 8 pm in Calgary.

Connor Hellebuyck guards the net for Winnipeg, with David Rittich serving as his counterpart tonight. Rittich has put up some very good numbers (7-1-0, .931 save percentage, 1.93 goals against average) for the Flames this year, and usurped Mike Smith as the team’s starting goalie.

The Flames are coming off of a 7-2 stomping of the Vegas Golden Knights, while Winnipeg most recently played and beat the Vancouver Canucks by a 6-3 score.

Winnipeg Jets Lineup:


27 Nikolaj Ehlers/ 55 Mark Scheifele/ 26 Blake Wheeler

81 Kyle Connor/ 18 Bryan Little/ 29 Patrik Laine

9 Andrew Copp/ 17 Adam Lowry/ 13 Brandon Tanev

19 Nic Petan/ 28 Jack Roslovic/ 85 Mathieu Perreault


44 Josh Morrissey/ 8 Jacob Trouba

7 Ben Chiarot/ 33 Dustin Byfuglien

70 Joe Morrow/ 57 Tyler Myers


37 Connor Hellebuyck

Riding the pine: 30 Laurent Brossoit

Scratched: 83 Sami Niku, 48 Brendan Lemieux

Injured: 5 Dmitry Kulikov,

Calgary Flames Lineup:


13 Johnny Gaudreau/ 23 Sean Monahan/ 28 Elias Lindholm

19 Matthew Tkachuk/ 11 Mikael Backlund/ 93 Sam Bennett

67 Michael Frolik/ 10 Derek Ryan/ 18 James Neal

29 Dillon Dube/ 77 Mark Jankowski/ 21 Garnet Hathaway


5 Mark Giordano/ 7 T.J. Brodie

55 Noah Hanifin/ 24 Travis Hamonic

8 Juuso Valimaki/ 4 Rasmus Andersson


33 David Rittich

Riding the pine: 41 Mike Smith

Scratched: 27 Austin Czarnik, 26 Michael Stone, 6 Dalton Prout

Injured: Nobody