Bruins vs Flames – 7:30 – TSN

December 10th, 2013 | Posted in Game Takes
By: Mike Fawcett

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20 – 8 – 2

42 Points, Ranked # 2 in the East

VS

11 – 14 – 4

26 Points, ranked # 13 in the West


Team Stat Comparison
BOSTON Category  CALGARY
7-5-0 Home/Road Record 5-6-3
7-2-1 Last 10 5-4-1
WON 2 Streak WON 1
84 Goals 78
61 Goals Against 98
18.3 % Ranked # 14 PP% 15 % Ranked # 24
15 PP Goals 14
1 SH Goals Against 3
85.6 % Ranked # 6 PK% 81.9 % Ranked # 17
14 PP Goals Allowed 17
3 SH Goals 6
346 PIM 328
52.3 % Ranked # 6 Face Off % 45.6 % Ranked # 30

 

Goaltenders
BOSTON
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Tuukka Rask 24 15 46 1.91 2 655 0.934
Chad Johnson 6 5 12 1.98 0 142 0.922
Calgary
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Karri Ramo 12 4 32 3.00 0 277 0.896
Reto Berra 12 4 38 3.28 0 322 0.894
Joey MacDonald 7 3 22 3.17 0 170 0.885

 

Team Leaders
BOSTON Category CALGARY
Milan Lucic – David Krejci – 24 Points Jiri Hudler – 27
Milan Lucic – 11 Goals Mike Cammalleri – 10
David Krejci – 19 Assists Jiri Hudler – 19
David Krejci – Jarome Iginla – 12 +/- Kris Russell – 6
Shawn Thornton – 41 PIM Tim Jackman – 41
Milan Lucic – David Krejci – 3 Game Winning Goals Mike Cammalleri – Curtis Glencross – 2
Patrice Bergeron – 85 Shots Lee Stempniak – 70
Milan Lucic – 101 Hits David Jones – 50
Johnny Boychuk – 49 Blocked Shots Kris Russell – 85
Zdeno Chara – 34 Missed Shots Dennis Wideman – 42

 

Injuries
Calgary
T.J. Galiardi LW 11/25/2013 is on injured reserve IR back Spasms
Curtis Glencross LW 11/06/2013 is on injured reserve IR sprained MCL
Sean Monahan C 11/28/2013 is on injured reserve IR fractured foot
Dennis Wideman D 11/28/2013 is on injured reserve and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks IR broken hand
BOSTON
Johnny Boychuk D 12/06/2013 is out indefinitely Out sprained back
Loui Eriksson RW 12/09/2013 is questionable for Tuesday’s game against Calgary Questionable concussion
Dougie Hamilton D 12/09/2013 is out indefinitely Out lower body
Chris Kelly C 12/08/2013 is on injured reserve and is out indefinitely IR broken ankle
Adam McQuaid D 12/01/2013 is on injured reserve IR lower body
Marc Savard C 09/07/2013 is on injured reserve and will miss the entire season IR post-concussion syndrome

 

Matchup
CALGARY
Flames are 0-6 in their last 6 Tuesday games.
Home team is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
BOSTON
Bruins are 4-0 in their last 4 in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation.
Bruins are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. Pacific.

 

Past 10 Meetings
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01-05-12 Calgary 0 Boston 9
02-22-11 Boston 3 Calgary 1
03-27-10 Calgary 0 Boston 5
10-30-08 Boston 2 Calgary 3
10-19-06 Calgary 2 Boston 3
12-17-05 Boston 0 Calgary 3
12-18-03 Calgary 5 Boston 0
11-26-02 Calgary 2 Boston 7
10-17-02 Boston 3 Calgary 3
03-09-02 Calgary 2 Boston 3

 

HD’s Gut Feeling
The return of Iggy!  Emotional game to say the least, Flames win 3-1 (Hudler, Colborne & Stajan)

 

Projected Lines
Mike Cammalleri Matt Stajan Lee Stempniak
Sven Baertschi Joe Colborne Jiri Hudler
Lance Bouma Mikael Backlund David Jones
Blair Jones Paul Byron Brian McGrattan
Projected Pairings
Kris Russell TJ Brodie
Mark Giordano Chris Butler
Ladislav Smid Shane O’Brien
Projected Starting Goaltender
Reto Berra

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