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FAST FACTS - FLAMES VS. BLUES

Notes ahead of tonight's Flames vs. Blues match-up at the Scotiabank Saddledome

by TORIE PETERSON @ToriePeterson / CalgaryFlames.com

THE MATCH-UP

Tonight's game is the second in a three-game season series between the Flames and St. Louis Blues. The Blues took the first game by a score of 5-2 in St. Louis on Oct. 25. Mikael Backlund scored both of the Flames' goals and Matthew Tkachuk picked up two assists in the loss. The clubs will wrap up the season series on Dec. 20 at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS VS. ST. LOUIS

Matt Bartkowski scored his first goal as a Flame against the Blues on Mar. 25, 2017.

Troy Brouwer posted his 300th career point vs. St. Louis on Oct. 25, 2016.

Mark Giordano suited up for his 600th career game against the Blues on Oct. 25, 2016. He also made his NHL debut against the Blues on Jan. 30, 2006.

Matthew Tkachuk's first NHL assist came against St. Louis on Oct. 25, 2016.

ON A ROLL

Johnny Gaudreau is off to a terrific start to the season, leading the Flames with 22 points in 16 skates. He heads into tonight's game on a six-game point streak, with 10 points during that span. Gaudreau picked up three points in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings. The Flames are 6-0-0 when Gaudreau has two or more points per game.

HOME SWEET 'DOME

Tonight's game is the final skate in a seven-game homestand. The Flames have are 4-2-0 during that stretch and have won four of their last five tilts on home ice. Following this evening's match-up, the Flames head on the road for a six-game trip that will see them make stops in Detroit, Philadelphia, Washington, Columbus, Dallas, and Denver.

MILESTONES WITHIN REACH

Mikael Backlund needs 2 goals for 100.

Matthew Tkachuk needs 8 games for 100.

Curtis Lazar needs 8 games for 200.

TJ Brodie needs 9 points for 200.

Michael Frolik needs 11 assists for 200.

Mark Giordano needs 11 games for 700.

Jaromir Jagr needs 50 games to become the NHL's all-time leader in games played.

BROADCAST INFO

Tonight's game will be on Sportsnet West (TV) and Sportsnet 960 The FAN (radio) at 7:00 p.m. MT. Limited tickets are available HERE.

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