Flames vs WIld – 6:00 – SNet-W

February 26th, 2013 | Posted in Game Day
By: Mike Fawcett

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7-7-3

17 points – 13th in the West

VS

8-7-2

18 points – 11th in the West


Team Stat Comparison
Calgary Category Minnesota
3-2-1 Home/Road Record 6-2-1
5-4-1 Last 10 4-5-1
Won 2 Streak Lost 1
48 Goals 37
59 Goals Against 42
22.0% 8th PP% 13.8% 27th
13 PP Goals 8
0 SH Goals Against 0
75.0% 27th PK% 84.9% 6th
14 PP Goals Allowed 8
0 SH Goals 0
159 PIM 189
46.8% 27th Face Off % 52.9% 4th

 

Goaltenders
Calgary
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Joey MacDonald 5 3 14 2.85 0 128 0.901
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
Minnesota
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Niklas Backstrom 13 6 29 2.26 0 322 0.917
Darcy Kuemper 2 1 4 2.02 0 57 0.934
Josh Harding 4 1 7 2.92 1 54 0.885

 

Team Leaders
Calgary Category Minnesota
Alex Tanguay 15 Points Parise & Koivu 12
Curtis Glencross 7 Goals Zach Parise 7
Alex Tanguay 10 Assists Koivu & Suter 9
Matt Stajan +8 +/- Bouchard & Prosser +3
Stajan & Tanguay 14 PIM Zenon Konopka 52
Curtis Glencross 2 Game Winning Goals Devin Setoguchi 2
Jarome Iginla 63 Shots Zach Parise 74
Tim Jackman 43 Hits Cal Clutterbuck 49
Dennis Wideman 34 Blocked Shots Tom Gilbert 29
Dennis Wideman 22 Missed Shots Mikko Koivu 17

 

Injuries
Calgary
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
Minnesota
Cal Clutterbuck RW 02/25/2013 will miss Tuesday’s game against Calgary Out bruised left thigh
Justin Falk D 02/24/2013 is questionable for Tuesday’s game against Calgary Questionable illness
Josh Harding G 02/12/2013 is on injured reserve IR illness

 

Matchup
Minnesota
Wild are 3-13 in their last 16 Tuesday games
Calgary
Flames are 5-2 in the last 7 meetings

 

Past 10 Meetings
Visitor Category Home
03-18-12 Minnesota 1 Calgary 3
12-27-11 Minnesota 2 Calgary 1 (SO)
12-01-11 Calgary 2 Minnesota 3 (SO)
11-21-11 Calgary 4 Minnesota 3
03-04-11 Minnesota 1 Calgary 3
12-21-10 Minnesota 1 Calgary 2
12-13-10 Calgary 5 Minnesota 2
10-22-10 Minnesota 3 Calgary 0
01-08-10 Minnesota 6 Calgary 0
11-28-09 Calgary 1 Minnesota 4

 

HD’s Gut Feeling
Stajan on the top line has looked good in the last two games. A win will leapfrog the Flames over the wild in the tight race for a playoff spot. Flames win 4-2 – Iginla, Cammalleri, Wideman & Baertschi

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