ANOTHER TILT WITH ANAHEIM
The Flames and Ducks will meet for a second straight game, with the clubs squaring off in Calgary on Sunday night. The Ducks left Alberta with a 4-3 victory, which was their third win over the Flames this year. The Flames, who are 1-3-0 against Anaheim this year, picked up their win on Dec. 4 when they downed the Ducks 8-3 at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Alex Chiasson, Johnny Gaudreau and Kris Versteeg lead the way with four points against the Ducks this year.
The Flames' woes in Anaheim are well-documented, with their last victory in Orange County coming on Jan. 19, 2004.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS VS. ANAHEIM
Chiasson, as a member of the Dallas Stars, made his NHL debut against the Ducks on Apr. 3, 2013. He scored his first NHL goal against Anaheim as well, dating back to Apr. 5, 2013.
Deryk Engelland, as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins, picked up his first NHL assist against Anaheim on Nov. 16, 2009.
Michael Frolik, as a member of the Florida Panthers, earned his first NHL point against the Ducks on Nov. 9, 2008.
FLAMES CAREER LEADERS VS. ANAHEIM
Games Played - Mark Giordano (39)
Goals - Giordano, Troy Brouwer (7)
Assists - Dennis Wideman (16)
Points - Wideman (21)
Penalty Minutes - Wideman (34)
Wins - Chad Johnson (2)
CALI ROAD TRIP
Tonight's game marks the first of three games in California. The Flames will be in LA on Thursday and close out their regular season with a game in San Jose on Saturday. The Flames are 6-6-0 against California teams this year.
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
While the Flames struggled on the road in the middle of the season, they are 9-3-1 in their last 13 games away from the Scotiabank Saddledome. During this 13-game run, Gaudreau leads the Flames with three goals and 17 points while Brian Elliott has been a pillar of strength in net, going 7-2-1 with 2.47 GAA and a .916 save percentage.
MILESTONES WITHIN REACH
Mark Giordano needs 1 goal for 100.
Dennis Wideman needs 2 goals for 100.
Tonight's game will be on Sportsnet One (TV) and Sportsnet 960 The FAN (radio) at 8:00 p.m. Keep an eye on the Flames' social platforms for all sorts of exclusive content from Anaheim.