Tonight's game is the second in a four-game season series between the Flames and Canucks. Calgary took the first match-up on Oct. 14 by a score of 5-2. Dougie Hamilton, Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan had two points each and Mike Smith made 23 saves in the victory in Vancouver. The final two games in the season series take place on Dec. 9 and Dec. 17.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS VS. VANCOUVER
Johnny Gaudreau made his NHL debut against the Canucks on Apr. 13, 2014 and scored his first NHL goal in that game.
Mark Giordano's first NHL assist came against Vancouver on Apr. 8, 2006. He also recorded his 100th NHL goal against the Canucks on Oct. 14, 2017.
Mikael Backlund's first career hat trick came against the Canucks on Apr. 7, 2016.
Sam Bennett netted his first NHL goal against Vancouver on Apr. 19, 2015.
HOME SWEET 'DOME
Thanks to a three-game win streak at the 'Dome, the Flames now have a 4-4-0 record on home ice. Sean Monahan has been key in the Flames' success in Calgary, scoring five of his eight goals at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Micheal Ferland has also been producing at home, scoring three of his four goals at the 'Dome.
MILESTONES WITHIN REACH
Mikael Backlund needs 2 goals for 100.
TJ Brodie needs 10 points for 200.
Matthew Tkachuk needs 10 games for 100.
Michael Frolik needs 11 assists for 200.
Dougie Hamilton needs 18 points for 200.
Jaromir Jagr needs 52 games to become the NHL's all-time leader in games played.
Tonight's game will be on Sportsnet West (TV) and Sportsnet 960 The FAN (radio) at 7:00 p.m. MT.