Flames vs Avalanche – 7:00 – SNet-Cgy

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Game Day
By: Mike Fawcett

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7-7-4

18 points – 12th in the West

VS

7-8-3

17 points – 14th in the West


Team Stat Comparison
Calgary Category Colorado
3-2-2 Home/Road Record 5-2-1
4-4-2 Last 10 3-4-3
OT 1 Streak OT 2
49 Goals 44
61 Goals Against 54
21.2% 9th PP% 14.0% 25th
14 PP Goals 8
0 SH Goals Against 1
76.2% 26th PK% 78.2% 22nd
15 PP Goals Allowed 17
0 SH Goals 0
175 PIM 273
46.2% 27th Face Off % 49.3% 19th

 

Goaltenders
Calgary
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Joey MacDonald 6 3 16 2.70 0 156 0.907
Miikka Kipprusoff 7 2 22 3.24 0 147 0.870
Leland Irving 6 2 15 3.33 0 113 0.883
Danny Taylor 1 0 4 4.00 0 33 0.892
Colorado
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Semyon Varlamov 15 5 41 2.76 2 426 0.912
Jean-Sebastien Giguere 4 2 10 2.87 0 103 0.912

 

Team Leaders
Calgary Category Colorado
Alex Tanguay 16 Points Matt Duchene 17
Curtis Glencross 7 Goals PA Parenteau 8
Iginla & Tanguay 10 Assists Matt Duchene 11
Matt Stajan +7 +/- John Mitchell +9
Matt Stajan 16 PIM McLeod & Bordeleau 39
Curtis Glencross 2 Game Winning Goals McGinn & Jones 2
Jarome Iginla 67 Shots Jamie McGinn 62
Tim Jackman 44 Hits Jan Hejda 43
Dennis Wideman 37 Blocked Shots Greg Zanon 54
Dennis Wideman 22 Missed Shots Jamie McGinn 25

 

Injuries
Calgary
Akim Aliu RW 02/27/2013 is questionable for Thursday’s game against Colorado Questionable sprained knee
Mikael Backlund C 02/06/2013 is on injured reserve and is expected to miss one month IR sprained knee
Sven Baertschi LW 01/27/2013 is on injured reserve and is out indefinitely IR hip flexor
Lance Bouma C 01/07/2013 is on injured reserve and will miss the entire season IR right knee surgery
Paul Byron C 02/13/2013 is on injured reserve and is out indefinitely IR broken left hand
Miikka Kiprusoff G 02/06/2013 is on injured reserve and expected to miss two weeks IR sprained knee
Colorado
Steve Downie RW 01/23/2013 is on injured reserve and is expected to miss the remainder of the season IR right knee surgery
Matt Duchene C 02/27/2013 is questionable for Thursday’s game against Calgary Questionable groin
Erik Johnson D 02/12/2013 is on injured reserve IR head
Ryan Wilson D 02/03/2013 is on injured reserve IR leg

 

Matchup
Los Angeles
Flames are 7-1 in the last 8 meetings in Colorado
Flames are 9-3 in the last 12 meetings
Calgary
Avalanche are 5-1 in their last 6 in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 stretch

 

Past 10 Meetings
Visitor Category Home
03-18-12 Colorado 6 Calgary 3
12-27-11 Colorado 4 Calgary 1
12-01-11 Calgary 1 Colorado 2 (OT)
11-21-11 Colorado 2 Calgary 3
03-04-11 Calgary 4 Colorado 3
12-21-10 Calgary 2 Colorado 1
12-13-10 Colorado 2 Calgary 4
10-22-10 Calgary 2 Colorado 1
01-08-10 Colorado 2 Calgary 5
11-28-09 Calgary 9 Colorado 1

 

HD’s Gut Feeling
These 4 points games are getting bigger and bigger, the Flames have to put distance between them and Colorado. No loser points for the Avs tonight. This will be a payback game for the 6-3 loss last month. Flames win 4-1 – Iginla (X2), Cervenka & Stempniak

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