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Projected Lines: Calgary Flames vs Edmonton Oilers

Nicklas Grossmann didn’t impress in his first game and he won’t be skating with the Flames tonight.



To the delight of everyone, except maybe himself, Nicklas Grossmann is not in the lineup for the Calgary Flames. After being on the ice for Edmonton’s first two goals Wednesday night, one directly coming from a Grossmann turnover, Jyrki Jokipakka will make his regular season debut. Our “friends” over at Copper and Blue have the Oilers side of the preview and here’s their thoughts on tonight’s matchup.

Calgary Flames Projected Lines


Johnny Gaudreau – Sean Monahan – Kris Versteeg

Matthew Tkachuk – Sam Bennett – Troy Brouwer

Micheal Ferland – Mikael Backlund – Michael Frolik

Lance Bouma – Matt Stajan – Alex Chiasson


Mark Giordano – TJ Brodie

Dougie Hamilton – Jyrki Jokipakka

Dennis Wideman – Deryk Engelland


Brian Elliott

Edmonton Oilers Projected Lines


Milan Lucic – Connor McDavid – Jordan Eberle

Benoit Pouliot – Ryan Nugent Hopkins – Zack Kassian

Patrick Maroon – Leon Draisaitl – Jesse Puljujärvi

Tyler Pitlick – Mark Letestu – Anton Lander


Oscar Klefbom – Adam Larsson

Andrej Sekera – Kris Russell

Darnell Nurse – Eric Gryba


Cam Talbot

by Mark Parkinson