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Calgary Flames vs Anaheim Ducks Preview 2/21/2016 (56/82)

Calgary heads to Anaheim where they've lost 15 straight to battle the Ducks.

Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Broadcast Schedule
TV: RSNW, RSNP, SN Pacific, SN West
Radio: Sportsnet 960 The Fan

The Calgary Flames visit the Anaheim Ducks in what I like to call the arena of doom. It's been since 2004 - twelve years - since the Flames won their last game at the Honda Center in California. According to Mark Giordano on the Flames website, "if we can get this one in Anaheim, it goes a long way for momentum." And momentum is exactly what the Calgary team needs right now. They finally broke a three game losing skid when they won their last home game against the Vancouver Canucks with a 5-2 win. Now they need to keep that win streak alive. Even though it won't be easy, the Flames have energy and talent to do it.

Calgary Flames Anaheim Ducks
26-28-3 Record 30-19-8
55 Points 68
6th Pacific Division 2nd Pacific
12th West Conference 5th West
5-5 Last 10 Games 8-2

Goals For

Goals Against
Gaudreau (22) Goals Perry (23)
Gaudreau (56) Points Getzlaf (46)
Hiller (.899) SV % Gibson (.917)
29th (15.5%) PP 9th (20.1%)
30th (73.6%) PK 3rd (86.6%)

Today's projected lineups, as listed on the Flames website, based on practice drills and game combinations, and which could change before game time, are as follows;

Left Wing Center Right Wing
Johnny Gaudreau Sean Monahan Jiri Hudler
Joe Colborne Mikael Backlund Michael Frolik
Micheal Ferland Sam Bennett Josh Jooris
Lance Bouma Matt Stajan David Jones
Left Defense Right Defense
Mark Giordano TJ Brodie
Deryk Engelland Dougie Hamilton
Jakub Nakladal Tyler Wotherspoon
Jonas Hiller (s) Joni Ortio

The game starts a little earlier tonight, 5pm MST, and we will have the most up-to-date information on lineup changes, etc...on the Gamethread.