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Thompson will get the road start in Ottawa on Saturday, Danny Webster of the Las Vegas Sun reports.

Thompson was perfect in his last start, turning aside 29 shots in a 4-0 win over San Jose on Monday. He made a relief appearance against the Maple Leafs on Thursday, giving up four goals on only 22 shots, after Adin Hill was pulled. Overall, Thompson is 17-11-4 this campaign with a 2.74 GAA and a .907 save percentage over 33 appearances. Ottawa has 3.35 goals per game this season, which ranks ninth in the NHL.

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