The Calgary Flames have recalled forward Ryan Lomberg from the Stockton Heat (AHL), the team announced earlier today. He is expected to be in the lineup tonight to face the Edmonton Oilers, which means that Lomberg will be playing in his first NHL game!
This season, the 23-year old had five goals and nine assists for a total of 14 points in 36 games played in the AHL. Lomberg signed as an undrafted free agent with the Flames organization in 2015. He played 120 games in the AHL so far, scoring 18 goals and 28 assists for a total of 46 points.
Here's a look at what the Flames lineup should look like tonight against the Oilers :
Johnny Gaudreau - Sean Monahan - Micheal Ferland
Matthew Tkachuk - Mikael Backlund - Troy Brouwer
Sam Bennett - Mark Jankowski - Garnet Hathaway
Ryan Lomberg - Matt Stajan - Curtis Lazar
Mark Giordano - Dougie Hamilton
TJ Brodie - Travis Hamonic
Brett Kulak - Michael Stone
Goaltender David Rittich will get the start tonight, as the Flames are playing the second game of a back-to-back.
Earlier today, goaltender Mike Smith learned that he will join Johnny Gaudreau in Tampa Bay to play the All-Star game. He will replace Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick.