FLAMES (12-8-0) at BLUE JACKETS (13-7-1)
7 p.m. ET; SN360, FS-O, NHL.TV
Calgary Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau can tie the longest point streak in the NHL this season at the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday. He has 19 points (eight goals, 11 assists) in a personal-best 10-game streak and five consecutive multi-point games.
Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning each had 11-game point streaks from Oct. 6-26.
Fourth-line center Lukas Sedlak returns after missing 13 games with an ankle sprain when the Blue Jackets try to extend their winning streak to a season best five games. Sedlak bolsters the penalty kill and stabilizes Columbus down the middle.
Players to watch
Flames forward Sean Monahan has six points (four goals, two assists) in his past two games.
Blue Jackets forward Artemi Panarin has three goals in his past four games. He leads the Blue Jackets with 15 points (five goals, 10 assists).
They said it
"Sharpen your skates, brace for contact and put your work boots on. We know what we're in for. This is a real good hockey team. Great defense. Great goaltender." -- Flames coach Glen Gulutzan quoting the scouting report on the Blue Jackets
"Every time he's on the ice, you're looking at him, watching him. It's going to be pretty exciting playing against him. He's a legend in this league. You've got to give him credit." -- Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson, 23, on Flames forward Jaromir Jagr, 45
Flames projected lineup
Johnny Gaudreau -- Sean Monahan -- Micheal Ferland
Matthew Tkachuk -- Mikael Backlund -- Michael Frolik
Sam Bennett -- Mark Jankowski -- Jaromir Jagr
Kris Versteeg -- Freddie Hamilton -- Troy Brouwer
Mark Giordano -- Dougie Hamilton
TJ Brodie -- Travis Hamonic
Brett Kulak -- Michael Stone
Scratched: Matt Bartkowski, Curtis Lazar, Matt Stajan
Blue Jackets projected lineup
Artemi Panarin -- Pierre-Luc Dubois -- Josh Anderson
Boone Jenner -- Brandon Dubinsky -- Cam Atkinson
Tyler Motte -- Nick Foligno -- Oliver Bjorkstrand
Sonny Milano -- Lukas Sedlak -- Jordan Schroeder
Zach Werenski -- Seth Jones
Ryan Murray -- Markus Nutivaara
Jack Johnson -- David Savard
Scratched: Scott Harrington, Markus Hannikainen
Injured: Matt Calvert (upper body), Alexander Wennberg (undisclosed)
Backlund is one goal away from 100 in his NHL career. … Wennberg is expected to miss his fourth straight game. … Atkinson will play his 400th NHL game.
The Flames are 7-0-0 this season when leading after two periods. … Calgary has won two straight and seven of nine. … The Blue Jackets have scored first in five straight games and seven of eight.