DEVIL OF A TIME
This is the second meeting of the season for the Flames and the Devils. Taylor Hall scored the game-winner and Keith Kincaid made 31 saves as New Jersey clipped Calgary 2-1 at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Jan. 13. Sean Monahan had the lone goal for Calgary.
The Devils are one game above .500 on home ice, sporting a 14-13-0 record, while the Flames are 11-12-6 away from the Dome.
NUMBERS VS. NEW JERSEY
Kris Versteeg has nine goals and 18 points against the Devils in his career, while Brian Elliott has three wins.
DID YOU KNOW?
The Flames powerplay has scored scored seven goals in their last seven games, good for a 25% clip during that span.
Starting with tonight's tilt in Newark, the Flames will 12 of their next 17 games against Eastern Conference opponents. The Flames have struggled this year, posting an 8-10-1 mark against the east.
Monahan comes into the game against New Jersey with eight goals in his last nine games, including a pair of powerplay markers in the 5-1 win over Minnesota. It was the 22-year-old first multi-goal game of the season.
MILESTONES WITHIN REACH
• Monahan needs two goals to reach 100 career tallies
• Alex Chiasson is three points shy of 100 for his career
• Michael Frolik needs four point to 300 for his career