Canadiens vs Flames – 6:00 – TSN

October 9th, 2013 | Posted in Game Takes
By: Mike Fawcett

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1 – 1 – 0

2 Points, Ranked # 10 in the East

VS

1 – 0 – 2

4 Points, ranked # 7 in the West


Team Stat Comparison
MONTREAL Category  CALGARY
0-0-0 Home/Road Record 1-0-1
1-1-0 Last 10 1-0-2
WON 1 Streak OT 1
7 Goals 12
5 Goals Against 13
15.4 % Ranked # 26 PP% 9.1 % Ranked # 18
2 PP Goals 1
1 SH Goals Against 0
83.3 % Ranked # 28 PK% 57.1 % Ranked # 14
2 PP Goals Allowed 3
0 SH Goals 0
77 PIM 23
48.1 % Ranked # 30 Face Off % 40 % Ranked # 24

 

Goaltenders
MONTREAL
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Carey Price 2 1 5 2.52 0 56 0.918
Calgary
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Joey MacDonald 2 1 8 3.93 0 52 0.867
Karri Ramo 1 0 4 3.69 0 35 0.897

 

Team Leaders
MONTREAL Category CALGARY
Lars Eller – 5 Points Jiri Hudler – David Jones – Mark Giordano – 4
Lars Eller – 3 Goals Jiri Hudler – David Jones – Sean Monahan – 2
Alex Galchenyuk – 4 Assists Mark Giordano – 3
Lars Eller – Alex Galchenyuk – 3 +/- David Jones – 3
George Parros – 20 PIM Lance Bouma – 7
Lars Eller – 1 Game Winning Goals Curtis Glencross – 1
Lars Eller – Brendan Gallagher – 9 Shots Lee Stempniak – 16
Alex Galchenyuk – 6 Hits Shane O’Brien – 7
Francis Bouillon – Josh Gorges – 4 Blocked Shots Chris Butler – 11
Tomas Plekanec – 5 Missed Shots Dennis Wideman – 6

 

Injuries
Calgary
Mike Cammalleri RW 09/26/2013 is on injured reserve IR bruised hand
Matt Stajan C 10/04/2013 is out indefinitely Out bruised leg
MONTREAL
Davis Drewiske D 09/19/2013 is on injured reserve and will miss at least one month IR sprained shoulder
Alexei Emelin D 09/07/2013 is out indefinitely Out right knee surgery
Brian Gionta RW 10/08/2013 is probable for Wednesday’s game against Edmonton Probable personal
Douglas Murray D 09/30/2013 is on injured reserve and will miss 4-6 weeks IR upper body
Max Pacioretty LW 10/06/2013 is questionable for Wednesday’s game against Edmonton Questionable bruised left wrist/forearm
George Parros RW 10/02/2013 is out indefinitely Out concussion

 

Matchup
CALGARY
Flames are 1-6 in their last 7 vs. Atlantic.
Flames are 6-0 in the last 6 meetings in Calgary
MONTREAL
Canadiens are 1-6 in their last 7 games following a win.

 

Past 10 Meetings
Visitor Category Home
03-06-12 Montreal 4 Calgary 5
10-13-11 Calgary 4 Montreal 1
02-20-11 Montreal 0 Calgary 4
01-17-11 Calgary 4 Montreal 5 (OT)
11-10-09 Calgary 1 Montreal 0
10-06-09 Montreal 3 Calgary 4
02-09-09 Montreal 2 Calgary 6
12-09-08 Calgary 1 Montreal 4
10-17-06 Calgary 4 Montreal 5
01-19-06 Montreal 2 Calgary 3

 

HD’s Gut Feeling
Can the young Flames continue to collect points from every game, I believe so. Plus I don’t want to hear from my Hab friends tomorrow. – Flames win 4-2 Galiardi, Jones, Baertschi & Russell.

 

Projected Lines
Curtis Glencross Ben Street David Jones
Jiri Hudler Mikael Backlund TJ Galiardi
Sven Baertschi Sean Monahan Lee Stempniak
Lance Bouma Joe Colborne Brian McGrattan
Projected Pairings
Mark Giordano TJ Brodie
Kris Russell Dennis Wideman
Chris Butler Shane O’Brien
Projected Starting Goaltender
Joey MacDonald

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