Flames play the Canadiens after Coleman's 2-goal showing

Fri, Mar 15, 2024
NHL News (AP)

Flames play the Canadiens after Coleman's 2-goal showing

Montreal Canadiens (25-30-11, seventh in the Atlantic Division) vs. Calgary Flames (32-29-5, fifth in the Pacific Division)

Calgary, Alberta; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Calgary Flames host the Montreal Canadiens after Blake Coleman's two-goal game against the Vegas Golden Knights in the Flames' 4-1 win.

Calgary has a 32-29-5 record overall and a 17-15-1 record on its home ice. The Flames have allowed 209 goals while scoring 206 for a -3 scoring differential.

Montreal is 12-13-7 on the road and 25-30-11 overall. The Canadiens have committed 281 total penalties (4.3 per game) to rank sixth in NHL play.

The teams match up Saturday for the second time this season. The Flames won 2-1 in the previous matchup. Coleman led the Flames with two goals.

TOP PERFORMERS: Coleman has 28 goals and 22 assists for the Flames. Yegor Sharangovich has eight goals and four assists over the last 10 games.

Cole Caufield has 19 goals and 33 assists for the Canadiens. Jake Evans has one goal and five assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flames: 6-4-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.6 assists, 4.7 penalties and 12.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game.

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Canadiens: 3-4-3, averaging 2.5 goals, 3.9 assists, 3.6 penalties and eight penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.

INJURIES: Flames: A.J. Greer: out (foot), Connor Zary: out (upper body), Jacob Markstrom: day to day (lower body), Andrei Kuzmenko: day to day (upper-body).

Canadiens: Kirby Dach: out for season (knee), Christian Dvorak: out (pectoral).

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

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