GTD – Stars @ Flames – 7:00 – SNet-W(HD)

March 26th, 2012 | Posted in Game Takes
By: Mike Fawcett

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41-29-5

87 points – 3rd in the West

VS

34-27-15

83 points – 11th in the West


Team Stat Comparison
Dallas Category Calgary
19-15-2 Home/Road Record 34-27-15
7-3-0 Last 10 5-2-3
Won 1 Streak Lost 1
198 Goals 186
198 Goals Against 208
18.0% 13th PP% 13.5% 30th
39 PP Goals 29
5 SH Goals Against 5
84.0% 8th PK% 82.8% 21th
33 PP Goals Allowed 39
5 SH Goals 2
593 PIM 747
49.3% 20th Face Off % 45.7% 30th

 

Goaltenders
Dallas
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Kari Lehtonen 53 31 117 2.23 4 1435 0.925
Richard Bachman 16 8 39 2.71 1 399 0.911
Andrew Raycroft 10 2 31 3.52 0 272 0.898
Calgary
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Miikka Kipprusoff 66 33 151 2.33 4 1764 0.921
Leland Irving 7 1 21 3.20 0 218 0.912
Henrik Karlsson 7 0 19 3.45 0 161 0.894

 

Team Leaders
Dallas Category Calgary
Loui Eriksson 68 Points Jarome Iginla 62
Michael Ryder 33 Goals Jarome Iginla 31
Ribero & Eriksson 42 Assists Olli Jokinen 37
Michael Ryder +21 +/- Alex Tanguay +9
Steve Ott 142 PIM Tim Jackman 88
Jamie Benn 7 Game Winning Goals Olli Jokinen 5
Michael Ryder 192 Shots Jarome Iginla 239
Steve Ott 254 Hits Tim Jackman 150
Trevor Daily 109 Blocked Shots Scott Hannan 123
Alex Goligoski 78 Missed Shots Jarome Iginla 93

 

Injuries
Dallas
Mark Fistric D 03/21/2012 will miss at least one week Out strained abdominal
Calgary
Mikael Backlund C 02/12/2012 is on injured reserve IR left arm
TJ Brodie D 03/10/2012 is out indefinitely Out upper body
Cory Sarich D 03/25/2012 is questionable for Monday’s game against Dallas Questionable upper body
Derek Smith D 03/25/2012 is questionable for Monday’s game against Dallas Questionable upper body

 

Matchup
Dallas
Stars are 10-1 in their last 11 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game.
Stars are 6-1 in their last 7 road games.
Stars are 11-2 in their last 13 vs. Western Conference.
Stars are 16-5 in their last 21 vs. Northwest.
Stars are 5-2 in their last 7 Monday games.
Calgary
Flames are 6-1 in their last 7 in the second game of a home-and-home situation.
Flames are 4-1 in their last 5 home games.
Flames are 7-16 in their last 23 vs. Pacific.
Flames are 0-5 in their last 5 overall.
Flames are 0-5 in their last 5 Monday games.

 

Past 10 Meetings
Visitor Category Home
03-24-12 Calgary 1 Dallas 4
03-04-12 Dallas 3 Calgary 2 (SO)
02-16-12 Calgary 2 Dallas 3 (OT)
03-09-11 Calgary 4 Dallas 3 (SO)
02-16-11 Dallas 2 Calgary 4
01-21-11 Dallas 4 Calgary 7
12-23-10 Calgary 3 Dallas 2 (SO)
02-11-10 Dallas 3 Calgary 1
01-27-10 Calgary 3 Dallas 4 (SO)
11-04-09 Calgary 3 Dallas 2 (OT)

 

HD’s Gut Feeling
Calgary has lost five straight and is three points out of a playoff spot with six games remaining. Dallas is looking for the season sweep tonight. The Flames have scored a total of six goals during their five-game skid. Throw all clich├ęs out the window.4-1 Flames – Iginla, Glencross, Moss & Giordano

 

Projected Lines
Alex Tanguay Matt Stajan Jarome Iginla
Curtis Glencross Olli Jokinen Lee Stempniak
Mike Cammalleri Blair Jones Blake Comeau
Tom Kostopoulos Lance Bouma David Moss
Projected Pairings
Jay Bouwmeester Chris Butler
Mark Giordano Scott Hannan
Anton Babchuk Clay Wilson
Projected Starting Goaltender
Miikka Kiprusoff

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