Flames vs Avalanche – 7:00 – SNet-W

March 20th, 2012 | Posted in Game Day
By: Mike Fawcett

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34-26-13

81 points – 11th in the West

VS

39-30-5

83 points – 8th in the West


Team Stat Comparison
Calgary Category Colorado
14-16-7 Home/Road Record 21-15-1
6-2-2 Last 10 6-3-1
OT 1 Streak Won 1
182 Goals 194
199 Goals Against 195
17.4% 15th PP% 18.6% 9th
39 PP Goals 38
5 SH Goals Against 3
83.6% 9th PK% 82.7% 14th
39 PP Goals Allowed 43
3 SH Goals 5
314 PIM 316
45.8% 30th Face Off % 52.0% 4th

 

Goaltenders
Calgary
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Miikka Kipprusoff 63 33 144 2.33 4 1689 0.921
Leland Irving 7 1 21 3.20 0 218 0.912
Henrik Karlsson 7 0 19 3.45 0 161 0.894
Colorado
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Semyon Varlamov 46 24 119 2.61 4 1233 0.912
Jean-Sebastien Giguere 31 15 63 2.15 2 758 0.923

 

Team Leaders
Calgary Category Colorado
Jarome Iginla 62 Points Ryan O’Reilly 53
Jarome Iginla 31 Goals Gabriel Landeskog 21
Olli Jokinen 37 Assists Ryan O’Reilly 36
Alex Tanguay +9 +/- Gabriel Landeskog +20
Tim Jackman 88 PIM Cody McLeod 155
Iginla & Jokinen 5 Game Winning Goals Gabriel Landeskog 5
Jarome Iginla 230 Shots Gabriel Landeskog 243
Tim Jackman 149 Hits Gabriel Landeskog 199
Scott Hannan 117 Blocked Shots Jan Hejda 122
Jarome Iginla 87 Missed Shots Paul Stastny 56

 

Injuries
Calgary
Mikael Backlund C 02/12/2012 is on injured reserve IR left arm
Lance Bouma LW 03/05/2012 is out indefinitely Out upper body
TJ Brodie D 03/10/2012 is out indefinitely Out upper body
Chris Butler D 02/22/2012 is on injured reserve and is expected to miss three weeks IR lacerated left thigh
Mike Cammalleri LW 03/05/2012 is out indefinitely Out upper body
Tim Jackman RW 03/19/2012 is questionable for Tuesday’s game against Colorado Questionable upper body
Blair Jones C 02/10/2012 is on injured reserve and is out indefinitely IR broken left ankle
Alex Tanguay LW 03/19/2012 is questionable for Tuesday’s game against Colorado Questionable head
Colorado
Chuck Kobasew RW 02/28/2012 is out indefinitely Out strained back
Matchup
Calgary
Flames are 4-1 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest.
Flames are 19-7 in their last 26 vs. Northwest.
Flames are 5-2 in their last 7 overall.
Flames are 7-0 in the last 7 meetings in Colorado.
Flames are 11-1 in the last 12 meetings.
Road team is 9-4 in the last 13 meetings.
Colorado
Avalanche are 9-2 in their last 11 vs. Western Conference.
Avalanche are 4-1 in their last 5 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game.
Avalanche are 4-1 in their last 5 overall.
Avalanche are 4-1 in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest.
Avalanche are 15-36 in their last 51 vs. Northwest.

 

Past 10 Meetings
Date Visitor Home
12-08-11 Colorado 2 Calgary 3
11-12-11 Calgary 4 Colorado 3
11-06-11 Calgary 2 Colorado 1
10-26-11 Colorado 2 Calgary 4
04-03-11 Calgary 2 Colorado 1
03-17-11 Colorado 2 Calgary 5
02-14-11 Calgary 9 Colorado 1
12-31-10 Colorado 2 Calgary 3
11-09-10 Calgary 4 Colorado 2
10-28-10 Colorado 6 Calgary 5

 

HD’s Gut Feeling
After five straight wins the Flames have dropped two straight. The club has lost 344 man games to injury this season, Bouma, Jackman and Butler practiced with the team on Monday. The Flames trail the Avalanche by two points for the eighth seed. 5-2 Flames – Iginla, Jokinen, Stajan, Smith & Horak

 

Projected Lines
Alex Tanguay Matt Stajan Jarome Iginla
Curtis Glencross Olli Jokinen Tom Kostopoulos
Lee Stempniak David Moss Blake Comeau
Greg Nemisz Roman Horak Guillaume Desbiens
Projected Pairings
Jay Bouwmeester Derek Smith
Mark Giordano Scott Hannan
Anton Babchuk Cory Sarich
Projected Starting Goaltender
Miikka Kiprusoff

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