Tonight's game is the first of a two-game season series between the Flames and New Jersey Devils. They will wrap up the series on Feb. 8, 2018 in New Jersey. Last year, the Flames went 1-1-0 against the Devils, with TJ Brodie leading the team with four points in the season series.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS VS. NEW JERSEY
Sean Monahan played his 200th NHL game against the Devils on Jan. 19, 2016.
HOCKEY FIGHTS CANCER NIGHT
The Flames will support this league wide initiative with proceeds from both the Flames Foundation 50-50 raffle sales and Hockey Fights Cancer apparel available in FanAttic stores during November, to Hockey Fights Cancer. Last season, the Calgary Flames Foundation's 50-50 proceeds directed over $25,000 to the cause, and over $150,000 since 2012. In support of this campaign, select players will sport lavender-coloured tape on their sticks while all players will wear the Hockey Fights Cancer helmet decals.
Additionally, the Flames have partnered with the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation for a special pre-game ceremony that will recognize six children who are cancer survivors or continue to fight this terrible disease.
THE JOHNNY AND MONY SHOW
The pair of Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan have been the Flames' most consistent offensive producers this year, combining for 27 points in the first 13 games of the season. Gaudreau leads the Flames with 16 points and Monahan leads the team with seven goals - all of which Gaudreau assisted on.
MILESTONES WITHIN REACH
Mikael Backlund needs 2 goals for 100.
TJ Brodie needs 10 points for 200.
Matthew Tkachuk needs 11 games for 100.
Michael Frolik needs 12 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 360 (TV) and Sportsnet 960 The FAN (radio). Limited tickets are available HERE. Fans attending the game are urged to come early to take advantage of the Flames Hockey Happy Hour, which runs from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Hockey Happy Hour includes food, drink and merchandise specials: 14 oz. domestic draught, 1 oz. highball, 6 oz. house wine, a cheeseburger or a pizza slice are just $5 each and there is a 10% discount on all regular-priced FanAttic merchandise.