Calgary Flames (7-6-2, fifth at the Pacific Division) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (5-5-3, fifth at the Metropolitan Division)Columbus, Ohio; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDTBOTTOM LINE: The Columbus Blue Jackets Sponsor Calgary Following the Flames beat Nashville 6-5 at overtime.The Blue Jackets have gone 3-3-1 in home games.
Columbus has converted on 14.6percent of power-play opportunities, scoring six power-play goals.The Flames are 3-5-1 on the road. Calgary averages 10.6 penalty minutes per match, the sixth-most in the NHL. Milan Lucic directs the staff serving 26 complete minutes.The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.TOP PERFORMERS: Pierre-Luc Dubois directs the Blue Jackets with six goals and has recorded 10 points. Sonny Milano has scored three goals within the last ten matches for Columbus. Elias Lindholm has 12 points and leads the Flames. Matthew Tkachuk has four goals and three assists over the last ten matches for Calgary.LAST 10 GAMES: Flames: 5-4-1, averaging 2.8 targets, 4.4 assists, four penalties and 9.1 penalty minutes while providing up 2.8 goals per game with a .906 save percentage.Blue Jackets: 4-3-3, averaging 2.7 targets, 4.3 assists, three penalties and six penalty minutes while providing up 3.2 goals per game with a .897 save percentage.Blue Jackets Injuries: None listed.Flames Accidents: None listed.The Associated Press made this narrative using technology provided by Data Skrive and information from Sportradar.
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