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Fast Facts - Flames @ Flyers

Notes ahead of tonight's Flames vs. Flyers match-up

by Torie Peterson @ToriePeterson / CalgaryFlames.com

FACING THE FLYERS

Tonight's game is the first of a two-game season set between the Calgary Flames and Philadelphia Flyers. Last year, the Flames went 1-1-0 against the Flyers, picking up their win on Nov. 5, 2015 at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Flames last win in Philadelphia came on Mar. 3, 2015 when they edged the Flyers 3-2 in overtime. The Flames are 5-3-2 in their last 10 trips to Philadelphia and they have won five of their last eight games at the Wells Fargo Center. Five of their last seven skates in Philadelphia have been determined by one goal and four of those games have required overtime.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS VS. THE FLYERS

Chad Johnson played his first NHL against the Flyers on Dec. 30, 2009 as a member of the New York Rangers.

Garnet Hathaway made his NHL debut against Philadelphia on Feb. 29, 2016.

TAKING THE LEAD

Friday's 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins was the eighth time this season that the Flames have held a lead after 40:00 of play. In those eight skates, they have a 7-0-1 record.

MULTI-POINT SAM

Sam Bennett registered a goal and an assist against the Bruins on Friday, giving him his fourth multi-point game this season. He leads all Flames skaters in multi-point games this year.

ROAD WARRIORS

Tonight's game is the fifth in a six-game trek across the northeastern United States. The Flames are 3-1-0 on the trip and now have a 5-4-0 record vs. the Eastern Conference. They wrap up the trip tommorrow in New York when they take on the Islanders at 5:00 PM MT.

MILESTONES WITHIN REACH

Michael Frolik needs 1 game for 600.

Dennis Wideman needs 4 goals for 100.

Johnny Gaudreau needs 6 assists for 100.

BROADCAST INFO

Sportsnet West (TV) and Sportsnet 960 The FAN (radio) will carry tonight's game at 5:30 PM MT. @NHLFlames will be live-tweeting the game and bringing you news from Philadelphia throughout the course of the day.

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