Avalanche host the Flames on 4-game winning streak

February 25, 2023 GMT

Calgary Flames (27-20-12, fifth in the Pacific Division) vs. Colorado Avalanche (31-19-5, fourth in the Central Division)

Denver; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Avalanche -133, Flames +112; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Avalanche will try to continue a four-game win streak with a victory against the Calgary Flames.

Colorado has gone 14-9-4 at home and 31-19-5 overall. The Avalanche have a 27-7-3 record when scoring at least three goals.

Calgary has a 27-20-12 record overall and a 12-9-10 record in road games. The Flames have a 27-3-10 record when scoring at least three goals.

Saturday’s game is the third time these teams meet this season. The Flames won 5-3 in the last matchup.

TOP PERFORMERS: Nathan MacKinnon has scored 19 goals with 48 assists for the Avalanche. Samuel Girard has one goal and nine assists over the last 10 games.

Tyler Toffoli has 24 goals and 27 assists for the Flames. Mikael Backlund has scored five goals and added nine assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Avalanche: 6-2-2, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.9 assists, 3.6 penalties and 9.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

Flames: 4-3-3, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.9 assists, 4.2 penalties and 12.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.

INJURIES: Avalanche: Cale Makar: out (concussion), Pavel Francouz: out (lower body), Erik Johnson: out (ankle), Gabriel Landeskog: out (knee), Darren Helm: out (lower body).

Flames: Oliver Kylington: out (personal), Michael Stone: out (undisclosed).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.