After selecting Nathan MacKinnon, a natural center, in June with the draft's No. 1 pick, new Colorado bossman Patrick Roy said he intends to begin training camp with the youngster at center and move fourth-year forward Ryan O'Reilly from center to left wing.
Jean-Francois Berube will play between the pipes on Saturday.
P.K. Subban (upper body) has been taken off the injured reserve list.
Jake Allen will not travel with the Blues to Winnipeg even though he's healthy.
Jakob Silfverberg has an upper-body injury.
Morgan Rielly (lower body) won't return on Saturday.
Anders Nilsson is over his illness and will get the start on Friday.
Clarke MacArthur (concussion) will be held out for the rest of the season.
Nick Ritchie scored late to lead the Ducks to a 2-1 win over Colorado in a game that saw 45 minutes in delay because of a broken glass pane.
Sean Monahan scored and picked up an assist in the Flames 4-3 loss to Nashville on Thursday.
Ryan Ellis scored twice in Nashville's 4-3 win over Calgary on Thursday.
Nino Niederreiter scored two goals and an assist in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes.