Troy Brouwer

Flames to start goalie Elliott again, but make changes up front

Flames to start goalie Elliott again, but make changes up front

The Calgary Flames, who are facing elimination Wednesday night in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series against the Ducks, will make two lineup changes in hopes of prolonging the teams’ best-of-seven postseason series.

Coach Glen Gulutzan said he will insert forwards Curtis Lazar and Freddie Hamilton into his lineup and will scratch Matt Stajan and Lance Bouma. However, he said he will again have Brian Elliott start in goal, despite Elliott’s shaky performance in the Ducks’ 5-4 overtime victory on Monday. Gulutzan might not have much of a choice, really, because backup Chad Johnson has been plagued by a lower-body injury and likely isn’t ready to start.

Gulutzan said...

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