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Calgary Flames vs Dallas Stars 11/28/18 (25/82): Flames Return Home To The Struggling Dallas Stars

It’s been all or nothing for Dallas lately.

NHL: Dallas Stars at Calgary Flames Candice Ward-USA TODAY Sports

Calgary Flames vs Dallas Stars, 7 PM MT, Socitabank Saddledome, Calgary AB


Radio: Sportsnet 960

Calgary Flames 14-9-1 (29 pts) - Dallas Stars 12-10-3 (27 pts)

NHL Standings

The Flames will close out the month of November with a mini two game home stand that starts tonight with a visit from the Dallas Stars. Calgary hasn’t had a ton of success against the Stars at home lately as they own a 4-6-0 record against Dallas at the Dome and they’ve dropped 3 in a row to Dallas all together.

The Flames have played well as of late, winning 4 out of their last 5 and it’s been a goal bonanza for the good guys. In their 4 wins they’ve lit the lamp 23 times and only surrendered 8 goals to the opposition. This little run Calgary is on sees them in first place in the Pacific Division and 4th overall in the Western Conference.

Dallas has yet to really heat up this season and their 4-7-1 record over their last 12 is part of the problem. They’ve dropped 2 straight on their current road trip, scoring two goals total in losses to Colorado and Edmonton. The other problem the Stars seem to be having is they’re either locked into high scoring games or they have no offence whatsoever. A look at their last 5 losses shows that they’ve only scored 5 times. Yet in their last 5 victories they’ve scored 4 or more goals 4 times.

Starting Goalies (E=Expected, C=Confirmed)

Flames: Smith (E)- 6-7-1, 3.29 GAA, .883 Save%

Stars: Bow (E)- 0-0-0, 0.00, 1.000 Save%

What’s Happening With The Opposition?

Dallas Stars Coverage: Defending Big D

Last Time Out

Calgary Flames 6 Arizona Coyotes 1

Dallas Stars 0 Edmonton Oilers 1 OT

Players To Watch

Calgary Flames

NHL: Washington Capitals at Calgary Flames Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Noah Hanifin: 2G 9A, 6 points in last 5 games

Dallas Stars

NHL: Anaheim Ducks at Dallas Stars Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Alexander Radulov: 8G, 12A, 8 points in last 5 games