Gameday – Flames vs Oilers – 8:00 – HNiC-HD

March 26th, 2011 | Posted in Game Takes
By: Mike Fawcett

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37-28-11

85 points – 10th in the West

VS

23-41-10

56 points – 15th in the West


Team Stat Comparison
Calgary Category Edmonton
15-16-7 Home/Road Record 12-20-5
4-4-2 Last 10 2-6-2
Lost 1 Streak Lost 2
230 Goals 176
222 Goals Against 244
18.6% 12th PP% 13.0% 30th
54 PP Goals 36
8 SH Goals Against 2
81.4% 18th PK% 77.1% 28th
49 PP Goals Allowed 65
7 SH Goals 7
784 PIM 1118
47.9% 24th Face Off % 44.0% 30th

Goaltenders
Calgary
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Miikka Kipprusoff 66 33 171 2.66 6 1637 0.905
Henrik Karlsson 16 4 33 2.55 0 319 0.906
Edmonton
Devan Dubnyk 31 10 86 2.84 1 893 0.912
Nikolai Khabibulin 43 10 137 3.34 2 1125 0.891
Martin Gerber 3 3 4 1.30 0 91 0.958

Team Leaders
Calgary Category Edmonton
Jarome Iginla 72 Points Hall, Gagner & Hemsky 42
Jarome Iginla 34 Goals Taylor Hall 22
Alex Tanguay 39 Assists Ales Hemsky 28
Anton Babchuk +15 +/- Ryan Whitney +13
Tim Jackman 84 PIM Theo Peckham 162
Rene Bourque 6 Game Winning Goals Hall & Eberle 4
Jarome Iginla 262 Shots Taylor Hall 186
Robyn Regehr 165 Hits Theo Peckham 176
Mark Giordano 180 Blocked Shots Tom Gilbert 161
Jarome Iginla 96 Missed Shots Taylor Hall 76

Injuries
Calgary
Niklas Hagman – LW – 03/24/2011 – is questionable for Saturday’s game against Edmonton – concussion-like symptoms
Raitis Ivanans – LW – 10/08/2010 – is on injured reserve and is out indefinitely – concussion
Daymond Langkow – C – 09/27/2010 – is on injured reserve and is out indefinitely – broken vertebrae/neck
Fredrik Modin – LW – 03/11/2011 – is on injured reserve – back
Brendan Morrison – C – 03/03/2011 – is on injured reserve – knee
David Moss – RW – 03/13/2011 – is on injured reserve – right ankle
Adam Pardy – D – 02/08/2011 – is on injured reserve and is out indefinitely – shoulder
Edmonton
Gilbert Brule – C – 03/14/2011 – is out indefinitely – concussion
Taylor Chorney – D – 02/23/2011 – is on injured reserve – right knee
Kurtis Foster – D – 03/25/2011 – is expected to miss Saturday’s game against Calgary – neck
Sam Gagner – C – 03/10/2011 – will miss the remainder of the season – left hand surgery
Taylor Hall – LW – 03/04/2011 – will miss the remainder of the season – high left ankle sprain
Ales Hemsky – RW – 03/03/2011 – will miss the remainder of the season – to undergo shoulder surgery
Shawn Horcoff – C – 03/14/2011 – is expected to miss at least one week – hairline fracture in left foot
Ryan Whitney – D – 12/29/2010 – is on injured reserve and is expected to miss the remainder of the season – right ankle surgery

Matchup
Calgary
Flames are 10-1 in the last 11 meetings
Flames are 10-1 in their last 11 vs. a team with a losing record
Flames are 11-2 in their last 13 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game
Flames are 3-7 in their last 10 Saturday games
Flames are 0-4 in their last 4 road games
Edmonton
Oilers are 16-35 in their last 51 vs. Northwest
Oilers are 10-25 in their last 35 home games
Oilers are 4-23 in their last 27 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game
Oilers are 0-4 in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest

Past 10 Meetings
Date Visitor Home
1/1/2011 Calgary 2 Edmonton 1
10/26/2010 Edmonton 4 Calgary 5 (SO)
10/16/2010 Edmonton 3 Calgary 5
10/07/2010 Calgary 0 Edmonton 4
01/30/2010 Edmonton 1 Calgary 6
12/31/2009 Edmonton 1 Calgary 2
12/28/2009 Calgary 4 Edmonton 1
10/24/2009 Edmonton 2 Calgary 5
10/08/2009 Calgary 4 Edmonton 3 (SO)
10/03/2009 Calgary 4 Edmonton 3

HD’s Gameday gut feeling
Flames will put a pounding on the Oilers 6-2. Iginla (x2), Bourque, Jackman, Nemisz & Babchuk

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