Lazar hasn't recorded a point or a shot in any of his past seven games after missing the scoresheet in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win against Minnesota.
Lazar has only played five of the past 10 games with an average of just 8:52 of ice time per contest when in the lineup.
Lazar hasn't scored a goal this season and has recorded just two assists and 12 shots through 14 games.
Lazar has recorded a single assist while averaging just 11:16 of ice time per contest through five games this season.
Lazar will make his season debut Saturday night versus the visiting Jets, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Lazar inked a two-year contract with Calgary on Friday worth an average annual value of $950,000.
The Flames announced Saturday that they have protected Lazar from the upcoming NHL expansion draft, Eric Francis of Sportsnet reports.
Lazar produced just four points in 37 NHL contests this season.
Lazar (upper body) is projected to be a healthy scratch for Thursday night's matchup with the Canadiens.
Lazar (upper body) will sit out again Sunday against the Islanders, Wes Gilbertson of Postmedia reports.