Staff Predictions & Projected Lines
Calgary Flames @ Toronto Maple Leafs, 5 PM MT
1/24: Calgary Flames 2 vs Toronto Maple Leafs 3
1/26: Calgary Flames 3 vs Toronto Maple Leafs 4
2/22: Calgary Flames 3 @ Toronto Maple Leafs 0
Favorite: Calgary Line: -105 O/U: 6.5
Mark: Calgary Flames 4 - Toronto Maple Leafs 3
I’m throwing caution to the wind and taking the Flames tonight. It won’t be easy, but I feel like they had a spiritual awakening on Monday. I’m also going WAY out on a limb and saying Glenn Gawdin is going to get his first NHL point....if he plays more than 2 minutes tonight. Hell, if you’re throwing s#%t at the wall, why not really throw it!?
Renu: Calgary Flames 3 - Toronto Maple Leafs 2 (S/O)
I have faith in Rittich, but I foresee this game going into OT and then into a shootout. The Leafs are lethal and the Flames won’t be able to shut them out again.
Michael: Calgary Flames 3 - Toronto Maple Leafs 1
Because I am a strong believer in the Calgary Flames Create Maximum Chaos theory, I do believe they will win tonight and sweep Toronto, but then end up being swept by Ottawa. Rittich has been amazing against the Leafs in his career and I think should be due for another strong showing now that he has his confidence.
Johnny Gaudreau - Sean Monahan - Sam Bennett
Matthew Tkachuk - Elias Lindholm - Andrew Mangiapane
Milan Lucic - Mikael Backlund - Dillon Dube
Joakim Nordstrom - Glenn Gawdin - Josh Leivo
Mark Giordano - Rasmus Andersson
Noah Hanifin - Christopher Tanev
Juuso Valimaki - Oliver Kylington