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Lots Of Records Are Up For Grabs Tonight As The Flames Host The Dallas Stars

Matthew Tkachuk, Johnny Gaudreau and Elias Lindholm can all reach significant career milestones tonight during the Flames home game versus Dallas.



Calgary Flames vs Dallas Stars, 7 PM MT, Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary AB

Calgary Flames 47-20-10 (104 pts) – Dallas Stars 43-29-5 (91 pts)

NHL Standings

TV: SNW – Radio: Sportsnet 960

Odds: Calgary (-120) Dallas (+100) O/U: 6

Head To Head
Calgary Flames Dallas Stars
47-20-10  Record  43-29-5 
104  Points  91 
1st Pacific  Division  5th Central 
23-9-7  Home Record  24-10-3 
24-11-3  Away Record  19-19-2 
273  GF  219 
191  GA  230 
23.3 (9th)  PP%  22.1 (11th) 
84.0 (5th)  PK%  79.4 (17th) 
Tkachuk (39)  Goals Leader  Robertson (37) 
Gaudreau (108)  Points Leader  Pavelski (76) 
Lucic (77)  PIM   Benn (86) 
Markstrom (.923)  Save%  Oettinger (.913) 
3-1-1  Last 5  2-2-1 
82-83-25  Overall VS  83-82-25 

Starting Goalies (E=Expected, C=Confirmed)

Calgary: Markstrom (E)- 36-15-8, 2.21 GAA, .923 SV%

Dallas: Oettinger (E)- 27-14-1, 2.56 GAA, .913 SV%

Injury Report

Calgary: Monahan (Hip/IR-LT), Hanifin (LBI/Day To Day)

Dallas: Holtby (LBI/IR-LT), Namestnikov (LBI/Day To Day)

Just The Facts (Mostly Facts)

-Lots of good can happen for the Flames tonight as they play one of their last 5 regular season games. With a win the Flames can clinch the Pacific. With a goal Matthew Tkachuk can score 40. With a point Matthew Tkachuk can reach 100 points. With a goal Elias Lindholm can reach 40 goals. Johnny Gaudreau is only two goals away from 40. And finally, with two points Johnny Gaudreau can reach the 110 point mark, making him the first Flames player since Joe Mullen to do that in 1988-89.

-Dallas comes into this game playing slightly uneven hockey, going, 4-4-2 in their last 10 skates.

-They are on a three game road trip through Western Canada and have dropped their first two games to the Canucks and Oilers.

-In their last nine defeats the Stars have only scored 3 or more times once, with three of those losses scoring only one goal in each.

-If Dallas does win tonight it’ll be the fourth straight season they have taken the season series from the Flames.

-Calgary is a very bad 2-8-0 in their last 10 home games against the Stars, including a 4-3 loss this season.

Game Social

@MatchsticksCGY, @DefendingBigD, @NHLFlames, @DallasStars, #Flames, #TexasHockey, #CGYvsDAL

View From The Other Side

SBN Dallas Stars Coverage: Defending Big D

Last Time Out

Calgary Flames 2 – Nashville Predators 3 (SO)

Dallas Stars 2 – Edmonton Oilers 5

Players To Watch

Calgary Flames: Matthew Tkachuk (F)- 28 points in his last 16 games

Dallas Stars: Jason Robertson (F)- 5 points in last 5 games

Last Time They Tangled

2/1: Calgary Flames 4 – Dallas Stars 3

by Mark Parkinson