Avalanche visit the Flames after Makar's 2-goal game

Colorado Avalanche (22-17-3, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Calgary Flames (21-14-9, fifth in the Pacific Division)

Calgary, Alberta; Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Colorado Avalanche visit the Calgary Flames after Cale Makar's two-goal game against the Detroit Red Wings in the Avalanche's 6-3 win.

Calgary has a 21-14-9 record overall and a 12-7-2 record in home games. The Flames rank eighth in the league with 184 total penalties (averaging 4.2 per game).

Colorado has a 22-17-3 record overall and an 11-9-0 record on the road. The Avalanche have allowed 119 goals while scoring 128 for a +9 scoring differential.

The teams meet Wednesday for the second time this season. The Flames won 5-3 in the last meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Elias Lindholm has scored 14 goals with 26 assists for the Flames. Nazem Kadri has four goals and five assists over the last 10 games.

Nathan MacKinnon has scored 13 goals with 34 assists for the Avalanche. Makar has six goals and eight assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flames: 5-3-2, averaging three goals, 5.2 assists, 2.7 penalties and 5.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.

Avalanche: 3-6-1, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.2 assists, 4.5 penalties and 10.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.

INJURIES: Flames: Brett Ritchie: out (wrist), Oliver Kylington: out (personal).

Avalanche: Denis Malgin: out (upper body), Josh Manson: out (lower-body), Gabriel Landeskog: out (knee), Bowen Byram: out (undisclosed), Darren Helm: day to day (lower body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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