Blackhawks vs Flames – 8:00 – TSN & WGN

November 27th, 2013 | Posted in Game Takes
By: Mike Fawcett

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17 – 4 – 4

38 Points, Ranked # 1 in the West

VS

8 – 11 – 4

20 Points, ranked # 13 in the West


Team Stat Comparison
CHICAGO Category  CALGARY
2-2-0 Home/Road Record 2-0-1
5-5-0 Last 10 4-4-2
WON 3 Streak WON 1
92 Goals 64
71 Goals Against 84
20.7 % Ranked # 10 PP% 15.4 % Ranked # 23
17 PP Goals 12
2 SH Goals Against 3
73.6 % Ranked # 29 PK% 77.1 % Ranked # 26
19 PP Goals Allowed 16
2 SH Goals 4
201 PIM 251
52.6 % Ranked # 6 Face Off % 44.9 % Ranked # 30

 

Goaltenders
CHICAGO
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Corey Crawford 23 16 53 2.43 0 540 0.911
Nikolai Khabibulin 4 1 14 5.00 0 60 0.811
Antti Raanta 1 0 2 2.55 0 14 0.875
Calgary
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Joey MacDonald 7 3 22 3.17 0 170 0.885
Reto Berra 9 3 29 3.34 0 232 0.889
Karri Ramo 8 2 27 3.59 0 201 0.882

 

Team Leaders
CHICAGO Category CALGARY
Patrick Kane – 26 Points Jiri Hudler – 21
Patrick Kane – 13 Goals Mike Cammalleri – 9
Duncan Keith – 19 Assists Jiri Hudler – 14
Marian Hossa – 15 +/- Kris Russell – 2
Brandon Bollig – 35 PIM Tim Jackman – 41
Patrick Kane – 4 Game Winning Goals Curtis Glencross – 2
Patrick Sharp – 90 Shots Dennis Wideman – 55
Andrew Shaw – 70 Hits Dennis Wideman – 43
Johnny Oduya – 50 Blocked Shots Chris Butler – 62
Patrick Sharp – 37 Missed Shots Dennis Wideman – 41

 

Injuries
Calgary
Mark Giordano D 10/21/2013 is on injured reserve and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks IR broken ankle
Curtis Glencross LW 11/06/2013 is on injured reserve IR sprained MCL
CHICAGO
Bryan Bickell LW 11/20/2013 is expected to miss 2-3 weeks Out lower body
Marian Hossa RW 11/26/2013 is probable for Wednesday’s game against Calgary Probable personal
Nikolai Khabibulin G 11/17/2013 is on injured reserve IR lower body
Michael Kostka D 10/22/2013 is on injured reserve and will miss 4-6 weeks Out lower body
Brad Mills C 10/30/2013 is on injured reserve and is out indefinitely IR lower body

 

Matchup
CALGARY
Flames are 0-5 in their last 5 games following a win.
Flames are 0-6 in their last 6 games playing on 3 or more days rest.
CHICAGO
Blackhawks are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Calgary.
Away team is 7-19 in the last 26 meetings.

 

Past 10 Meetings
Visitor Category Home
11-03-13 Calgary 3 Chicago 2 (OT)
04-26-13 Calgary 1 Chicago 3
03-26-13 Calgary 0 Chicago 2
02-02-13 Chicago 3 Calgary 2 (SO)
02-03-12 Chicago 1 Calgary 3
12-18-11 Calgary 2 Chicago 4
11-18-11 Chicago 2 Calgary 5
11-11-11 Calgary 1 Chicago 4
03-02-11 Calgary 4 Chicago 6
02-07-11 Chicago 1 Calgary 3

 

HD’s Gut Feeling
Time to win after a 4 day break, no excuses.  4-3 (Cammalleri, Brodie, Hudler & Monahan)

 

Projected Lines
Mike Cammalleri Matt Stajan Lee Stempniak
Sven Baertschi Sean Monahan Jiri Hudler
Lance Bouma Joe Colborne David Jones
Blair Jones Mikael Backlund Brian McGrattan
Projected Pairings
Kris Russell TJ Brodie
Derek Smith Dennis Wideman
Ladislav Smid Chris Butler
Projected Starting Goaltender
Reto Berra

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