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Game Notes: Canucks at Flames (7/10)

by Canucks Communications @Canucks / Vancouver Canucks

Tonight's match-up is presented by Rogers.

 

MATCH-UP INFO

  • Tonight marks the seventh of 10 meetings between Calgary and Vancouver this season: Jan. 16 (3-0 L), Jan. 18 (5-2 L), Feb. 11 (3-1 L), Feb. 13 (3-1 W), Feb. 15 (4-3 OTL), Feb. 17 (5-1 W), May 13 (road), May 16 (home), May 18 (home), May 19 (road).
  • Vancouver is 3-6-1 in their last 10 games vs Calgary (2-2-1 in their last 5).
  • The Canucks have a 112-135-33-7 all-time record in 287 contests vs the Flames. Vancouver holds a 48-78-15-1 record on the road against Calgary.
  • Brock Boeser (3-3-6) leads the Canucks in scoring in the 2020.21 season series vs Calgary.

 

Video: PREGAME | Green at Flames

Video: PREGAME | Boeser at Flames

 

QUICK NUMBERS

  • Brock Boeser has 9 points (4-5-9) in his last 15 games.
  • Nils Höglander has 11 points (6-5-11) in his last 15 games.
  • Bo Horvat has 10 points (3-7-10) in his last 15 games.
  • Quinn Hughes has 8 points (1-7-8) in his last 13 games.
  • J.T. Miller has 10 points (4-6-10) in his last 13 games.
  • Thatcher Demko (2-1-0) has posted a 2.70 GAA and .931 SV% over his last three starts.

 

LAST MEETING - FEB. 17/21: VAN 5 at CGY 1

Bo Horvat set up Jordie Benn on a 2-on-1 to open the scoring at 1:46 in the first period...Nils Hoglander collected the second assist...Bo Horvat doubled Vancouver's lead with his second goal in as many games at 7:37 in the second period...Quinn Hughes and Nils Hoglander recorded the assists, marking Hoglander's first career multi-point game...J.T. Miller restored Vancouver's two-goal lead at 18:28 in the second period...Nate Schmidt added to the Canucks lead with his second goal of the season at 19:05 in the second period...J.T. Miller and Brock Boeser drew the assists...Brock Boeser scored his team-leading 12th goal of the season at 5:54 in the third period, with Tyler Myers recording the lone assist...Brandon Sutter co-led the team in shots (4) and went 10-for-11 (91%) in the face-off circle...Braden Holtby stopped 35 of 36 shots.

 

LAST GAME PLAYED - MAY 11/21: VAN 0 at WPG 5

Quinn Hughes logged a team-high in time on ice (21:53)...Bo Horvat led all skaters and matched a personal season-high for shots on goal (6)...Tyler Graovac led the team in hits (4)...Tyler Myers and Jack Rathbone paced all Canucks in blocked shots (3)...Braden Holtby faced 36 shots.

Video: Condensed Game: Canucks @ Jets

 

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

  • Kole Lind recalled from taxi squad, May 11/21
  • Kole Lind loaned to taxi squad, May 10/21
  • Will Lockwood recalled from Utica to taxi squad, May 9/21

 

LOOKING TO BOUNCE BACK

Coming off a 5-0 loss at Winnipeg on May 11/21, Vancouver is looking to improve on their 2-2-1 record this season in games after being shut out. The Canucks are 16-8-3 in games following a shutout loss since 2017.18, averaging 3.29 goals for and 2.92 goals against in those games.

 

HÖGGING THE SPOTLIGHT

Scoring Vancouver's first and third goals in a 3-1 win on May 10/21 at Winnipeg, Nils Höglander registered the first multi-goal game of his career, while also establishing a season-high in shots on goal (6) and matching a personal best in takeaways (3). The 20-year-old winger also leads all Canucks in scoring in May with six points (3-3-6).

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