Scouting the Flames

This is the second of four meetings this season between the Kings and the Calgary Flames, and follows the Kings’ 4-1 victory at Calgary last Saturday. As noted earlier, the Flames are expected to be without Curtis Glencross, who has a knee injury, and per the Calgary Herald’s Vicki Hall, the Flames might dress seven defensemen tonight. The Flames are coming off a strong defensive effort on the road, in Saturday’s 2-1 shootout loss to San Jose, in which Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 30 of 31 shots in regulation and overtime. This is the Flames’ fourth consecutive game against a Pacific Division team, and so far they’re 1-1-1. For the latest on the Flames, check out the coverage from the Calgary Herald and the Calgary Sun, followed by tonight’s probable lineups for the Kings and the Flames…

The Calgary Herald’s Flames coverage

The Calgary Sun’s Flames coverage

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KINGS LINEUP
Brown-Kopitar-Williams
Penner-Richards-Stoll
Richardson-Loktionov-Lewis
Clifford-Fraser-Hunter

Scuderi-Doughty
Mitchell-Voynov
Johnson-Greene

Quick
Bernier

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FLAMES LINEUP
Michael Cammalleri-Mikael Backlund-Jarome Iginla
Blake Comeau-Olli Jokinen-Tim Jackman
Tom Kostopoulos-Blair Jones-Lee Stempniak
Lance Bouma-Matt Stajan

Mark Giordano-Scott Hannan
Chris Butler-Jay Bouwmeester
T.J. Brodie-Cory Sarich
Anton Babchuk

Miikka Kiprusoff
Leland Irving

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