While Semyon Varlamov is feeling better from what seems to have been a bad case of cold/flu, he’s going to be held out another game. That means Jonathan Bernier (2-0-1 in this last three starts) will get the net again tonight against the Calgary Flames (8 p.m. start).

Here are the lines  and D pairs:

Landeskog-MacKinnon-Rantanen

Wilson-Kerfoot-Compher

Nieto-Soderberg-Comeau

Andrighetto-Toninato-Yakupov

DEFENSE

Girard-Johnson

Zadorov-Barberio

Mironov-Barrie

GOALIE

Bernier

Hammond

Here is video of Varly talking after his morning skate:

And here’s some video of Varly doing moves in net, under the watch of goalie coach Jussi Parkkila.

As we do after most every game, AJ Haefele and I will tape a post-game podcast tonight. To subscribe to the BSN Avalanche podcast for free, click here.

Adrian Dater

Adrian Dater is a staff writer with BSNDenver. He started his journalism career way, way back in 1988 as a proofreader with the Concord Monitor as a kid out of college (Keene State College), and has wended its way since with a 25-year stop at The Denver Post, 20 of which were spent as the beat writer of the Colorado Avalanche, from its inception in 1995. Adrian has also worked as a primary hockey writer with Sports Illustrated, The Sporting News, The Hockey News, Versus.com and Bleacher Report. He is the author of seven sports books, including the best-selling “Blood Feud: Colorado Avalanche v. Detroit Red Wings, The Inside Story of Pro Sports’ Nastiest and Best Rivalry of Its Era” and “100 Things Avalanche Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die”, which was published in October, 2016.