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No Rest For The Flames As The Surging Maple Leafs Come To Town

Toronto brings a six game winning streak to the Dome in an attempt to stop the Flames four game winning streak.



Calgary Flames vs Toronto Maple Leafs, 7 PM MT, Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary AB

Calgary Flames 24-13-6 (54 pts) – Toronto Maple Leafs 30-10-3 (63 pts)

TV: SNW – Radio: Sportsnet 960

Odds: Calgary (-105) Toronto (-115), O/U: 6

Head To Head
Calgary Flames Toronto Maple Leafs
24-13-6  Record   30-10-3
54  Points  63 
 4th Pacific Division  3rd Atlantic 
8-4-4  Home Record 17-4-1 
16-9-2  Road Record 8-2-0 
140   GF   155 
104  GA 114
Tkachuk (22)  Goals Leader  Matthews (31) 
Gaudreau (55)  Points Leader  Matthews (53) 
Gudbranson (42)  PIM  Simmonds (47) 
Markstrom (.925)   Save % Campbell (.925) 
21.6 (12th)  PP  30.3 (1st) 
 84.6 (3rd) PK  84.5 (4th) 
 4-1-0 Last 5  5-0-0 
68-70-12  Overall VS  70-68-12 

Starting Goalies (E=Expected, C=Confirmed)

Calgary: Markstrom (E)- 18-10-5, 2.13 GAA, .925 SV%

Toronto: Campbell (E)- 21-6-3, 2.30 GAA, .925 SV%

Injury Report

Calgary: Tyler Pitlick (undisclosed/Day To Day)

Toronto: Jake Muzzin (Concussion/Day To Day), Wayne Simmonds (Personal/Day To Day)

Game Social

@MatchsticksCGY, @PPPLeafs, @NHLFlames, @MapleLeafs, #Flames, #LeafsForever, #CGYvsTOR

Just the Facts (Mostly Facts)

-Both teams are riding high with significant winning streaks of their own. Toronto has won six in a row, scoring 31 goals in those six victories. The Flames, meanwhile, have a four game winning streak where they’ve scored 15 times.

-Calgary has made the Saddledome a tough place to visit by winning four straight at the Dome which took their record from 4-4-4 to 8-4-4 on home ice.

-Calgary has won 7 of their last nine and three are by way of a shutout. All three have come with Jacob Markstrom in net, giving him 8 on the season. Those eight shutouts are double that of the next closest goalie, Toronto’s Jack Campbell.

-Toronto has the league’s best powerplay, which is operating at 30.3% on the season. They’ve lit the lamp 37 times with the man advantage.

-On the other side of the coin, the Flames have the 3rd best PK in the NHL and have killed 17 straight penalties at home.

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Last Time Out

Calgary Flames 6 – Vegas Golden Knights 0

Toronto Maple Leafs 4 – Carolina Hurricanes 3

Players To Watch

Calgary Flames

Andrew Mangiapane (F): 6 points in last 5 games

Toronto Maple Leafs

Auston Matthews (C): 10 points in last 4 games

On The Struggle Bus

Calgary Flames

Brett Ritchie (F): 0 points in 22 games

Toronto Maple Leafs

T.J. Brodie (D): 0 points in last 11 games

Last Time They Tangled

11/12: Calgary Flames 1 – Toronto Maple Leafs 2

by Mark Parkinson