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FAST FACTS - FLAMES at BLUES

Notes ahead of tonight's Flames vs. Blues match-up in St. Louis

by Calgaryflames.com staff @NHLFlames / calgaryflames.com

THE FLAMES-BLUES SEASON SERIES

This is the third and final matchup between Calgary and St. Louis this regular season. The Flames won 4-1 at the Scottrade Center on Oct. 25 after the Blues won 6-4 on Oct. 22 at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Flames have a 23-16-1-2 record versus the Western Conference this season and they are 12-7-0-0 against the Central Division

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS VS. BLUES

Troy Brouwer recorded his first NHL point (an assist) on March 23, 2008 against St. Louis, while he was playing for the Chicago Blackhawks.

Flames captain Mark Giordano made his NHL debut on Jan. 30, 2006 in St. Louis.

Kris Versteeg set a career high with a three-assist night against St. Louis on April 7, 2010.

CURRENT FLAMES CAREER LEADERS VS. BLUES

Games played: Michael Frolik, Kris Versteeg, 28  

Goals: Kris Versteeg, 8

Assists: Kris Versteeg, 12

Points: Kris Versteeg, 20

Penalty minutes: Deryk Engelland, Mark Giordano, 28

Wins: Brian Elliott, 3  

TREMENDOUS TWO MONTHS

Calgary suffered back-to-back losses in Washington and Nashville so far this road trip, but the club has still won 12 of their past 15 games. The Flames are 17-4-1 since Jan. 26. Johnny Gaudreau has led the club with 25 points and 19 assists in those 23 games.

CAPTAIN CLUTCH

A big part of the Flames excellent play over the past months has been captain Mark Giordano as he has 12 points (6G, 6A) and an NHL best +19 rating since Jan 26. The 33-year-old defenceman seems eager to make his return to the NHL playoffs (having not skated in a postseason game since 2006-07) as he has scored or assisted on Calgary's game-winning goal 12 times (4G, 8A).

FLAMES NHL MILESTONES WITHIN REACH

Mark Giordano - needs 1 goal for 100 in his career

Kris Versteeg - needs 2 assists for 200 in his career

BROADCAST INFO

Tonight's game will be on City (TV) at 5 p.m. Sportsnet 960 The FAN will carry the radio broadcast. 

 

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