Calgary Flames vs NJ Devils, 8 PM MT, Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary AB
Calgary Flames 36-16-7 (79 pts) - NJ Devils 22-33-5 (49 pts)
TV: SNW, SN360 - Radio: Sportsnet 960
Odds: Calgary (+100) NJ (-120) O/U: 6
|Calgary Flames||NJ Devils|
|1st Pacific||Division||7th Metropolitan|
|23.4 (12th)||PP||18.5 (23rd)|
|85.1 (4th)||PK||81.7 (10th)|
|Lindholm (30)||Goals Leader||Bratt (19)|
|Gaudreau (78)||Points Leader||Bratt (56)|
|Lucic (69)||PIM||Geertsen (57)|
|Markstrom (.928)||Save%||Daws (.909)|
Starting Goalies (E=Expected, C=Confirmed)
Calgary: Markstrom (E)- 28-11-6, 2.07 GAA, .928 SV%
NJ: Gillies (E)- 3-9-1, 3.33 GAA, .885 SV%
Calgary: Oliver Kylington (LBI/Day to Day)
NJ: Mackenzie Blackwood (Heel/IR), Jonathan Bernier (Hip/IR), Pavel Zacha (UBI/Day to Day), Jonas Siegenthaler (Illness/Day to Day), Miles Wood (Hip/IR), Janne Kuokkanen (Wrist/IR)
Just The Facts (Mostly Facts)
-The Flames are well rested, having not played since Sunday night where there were shutout on the season for the first time by the Colorado Avalanche 3-0.
-Another day, another home game at the Dome. Since coming back from their last Covid pause the Flames have played 16 of the last 23 on home ice.
-Their record at home? 14-1-1 in those 16 games.
-NJ isn’t good away from home (not that they’re great either). In their last 11 trips they Devils are 3-8-0 and have lost 4 straight away from the Prudential Center.
-The Flames offence should be drooling at the defence that awaits them this evening. NJ is allowing 3.50 GPG this season, which is the 26th worst in the NHL.
-Speaking of defence, the goaltending has been a mess. NJ has used 6 goaltenders this season. Nico Daws has the best record out of all of them at 6-5-0. And his 2.76 GAA and .902 SV% are also tops on the team.
-It’s looking like former Flames prospect Jon Gillies will get the start tonight against his old team. Gillies is 2-9-0 with NJ and he’s dropped 4 straight while surrendering 17 goals in those four losses.
-Calgary has owned the Devils over the years with 70 wins compared to 26, including going 8-2-0 in their last ten on home ice against NJ. Calgary has won three straight at the Dome over the team from Newark, hanging 19 goals in them in those three wins.
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Last Time Out
Calgary Flames 0 - Colorado Avalanche 3
NJ Devils 3 - Vancouver Canucks 6
Players To Watch
Rasmus Andersson (D): 5 points in last 5 games
Jack Hughes (C): 7 points in last 5 games
On The Struggle Bus
Milan Lucic (F): 0 points in last 5
Damon Severson (D): 2 goals in last 18 games
Last Time They Tangled
10/26: Calgary Flames 5 - NJ Devils 3