Monahan (undisclosed) is in the projected lineup for Wednesday's game against the Bruins, Kristen Anderson of The Calgary Sun reports. Monahan missed practice Monday due to an undisclosed issue, but he was never in serious danger of missing Wednesday's contest. The 24-year-old pivot will skate in his usual role centering the Flames' first line and top power-play unit against Boston.
Monahan (undisclosed) missed practice Monday, Derek Wills of Sportsnet 960 reports. Monahan blocked a shot from Colin Wilson on Saturday, which may be the reason why he missed practice. However, the Flames don't play again until Wednesday, so he has time to get healthy. This could have been a precautionary measure.
Monahan registered two goals -- including a power-play tally -- in Tuesday night's 3-0 road win over the Predators. Calgary's top-line center looks poised to enjoy a banner season after registering a career-high 64 points (31 goals, 33 assists) over 74 games in 2017-18. One of the league's clutch performers, Monahan dialed in a whopping 11 game-winning goals last season to rank third in said category. He'll look to stay scorching hot versus the Blues in St. Louis on Thursday.
Monahan scored one of six third-period goals in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Canucks. The score provided a silver lining for his fantasy owners. As a young star in the league, there's little reason to doubt his ability to continue producing at a high level, potentially at a pace that could see him crack the 70-point mark for the first time in his career. Monahan needs to stay healthy in order to do so, something he has done to this point in his career having played at least 74 games in each of his first five NHL seasons.
Monahan contributed a goal, an assist, four shots and a plus-3 rating in Tuesday's preseason win over the Sharks. Monahan set up Calgary's lone first-period tally before scoring one of four second-period goals. Coming off four consecutive seasons between 58 and 64 points, the soon to be 24-year-old center is hoping to take his game to the next level.
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