Calgary Flames @ Colorado Avalanche, 8 PM MT, Ball Arena, Denver CO
Calgary Flames 32-14-7 (71 pts) - Colorado Avalanche 40-11-4 (84 pts)
TV: CBC, SN - Radio: Sportsnet 960
Odds: Calgary (-110) Colorado (-110) O/U: 6.5
|Calgary Flames||Colorado Avalanche|
|1st Pacific||Division||1st Central|
|22.7 (10th)||PP||22.5 (11th)|
|84.8 (4th)||PK||78.0 (20th)|
|Mangiapane (29)||Goals Leader||Landeskog (29)|
|Gaudreau (68)||Points Leader||Kadri (68)|
|Lucic (59)||PIM||Landeskog (64)|
|Markstrom (.925)||Save%||Francouz (.922)|
Starting Goalies (E=Expected, C=Confirmed)
Calgary: Markstrom (E)- 25-11-6, 2.17 GAA, .925 SV%
Colorado: Kuemper (E)- 27-6-2, 2.47 GAA, .919 SV%
Colorado: Valeri Nichushkin (UBI/Day to Day), Bowen Byram (Head/Day to Day)
Just The Facts (Mostly Facts)
-These are the two best teams in the Western Conference, yet both struggled with bottom dwellers in their last games. Calgary lost 5-4 in OT to the Canadiens, while the Av’s lost 2-1 to the Arizona Coyotes.
-817 days. That’s how long it’s been since the Flames and Avalanche last played each other.
-Only 11 players on the active Calgary roster played in that game against Colorado, with the Flames winning 5-4.
-18-3-1. That’s Colorado’s record in their last 22.
-The Avalanche are also the best home team in the league. Their record at the Ball Center is 23-3-2 and are 9-1-1 in their last 11 at home.
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What’s Happening With Opposition?
Colorado Avalanche SBN Coverage: Mile High Hockey
Last Time Out
Calgary Flames 4 - Montreal Canadiens 5 (OT)
Colorado Avalanche 1 - Arizona Coyotes 2
Players To Watch
Elias Lindholm (C): 21 pts in last 14 games
Nathan MacKinnon (C): 6 points in last 5 games
On The Struggle Bus
Milan Lucic (F): 2 points in last 12 games
Logan O’Connor (F): 1 goal last 28 games
Last Time They Tangled
12/9/2019: Calgary Flames 5 - Colorado Avalanche 4