THE FLAMES-PREDATORS SEASON SERIES
This is the third and final matchup between Calgary and Nashville for the regular season. The Flames won in overtime 6-5 at Bridgestone Arena on Feb. 21 after the Predators won 4-3 on Jan. 19 at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Flames have a 23-15-1-2 record versus the Western Conference this season and they are 12-6-0-0 against the Central Division.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS VS. PREDATORS
Micheal Ferland played his first NHL game on Oct. 31, 2014 versus Nashville and also scored his first NHL goal against the Preds on March 29, 2015.
Flames goalie Chad Johnson had his first shutout in the league on Jan. 28, 2013 versus the Preds while he was playing for the Boston Bruins.
Dennis Wideman got in the assist column for the first time in the NHL when he posted one against Nashville on Nov. 12, 2005 while with the St. Louis Blues.
CURRENT FLAMES CAREER LEADERS FLAMES CAREER LEADERS VS. PREDATORS
Games played: Mark Giordano, Dennis Wideman, 30
Goals: Troy Brouwer, 10
Assists: Mark Giordano, 12
Points: Mark Giordano, 19
Penalty minutes: Troy Brouwer, 23
Wins: Brian Elliott, 8
TREMENDOUS TWO MONTHS
Calgary suffered a setback to Washington on Tuesday but the club has still won 12 of their past 14 games. The Flames are 17-4-1 since Jan. 26. The Flames have the most wins (17) and second-highest points (35) in the league since that date. Johnny Gaudreau has led the club with 24 points and 18 assists in those 22 games.
FRONT AND CENTRAL
Tonight's game begins a run of three straight games that will conclude Calgary's schedule against the Central Division. The Flames have put together a 12-6-0 record versus the Central, including a four-game winning streak and a 9-2-0 record over their last 11 meetings. Johnny Gaudreau has 19 points (8G, 11A) in 16 games against these seven clubs, while Brian Elliott is 8-2-0 with a 2.08 GAA and a .919 SV% in his 10 games.
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
DID YOU KNOW?
Calgary has won 30 consecutive times when holding a lead after two periods. Calgary's only loss this season when leading after 40 minutes came on Oct. 15 when they still earned a point in a shootout loss.
Tonight's game will be on Sportsnet Flames (TV) at 6 p.m. Sportsnet 960 The FAN will carry the radio broadcast.