Boston; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Calgary Flames, on a six-game losing streak, play the Boston Bruins.
Boston has a 7-0-0 record at home and an 11-2-0 record overall. The Bruins have committed 57 total penalties (4.4 per game) to rank ninth in NHL play.
Calgary is 5-4-2 overall and 1-1-1 on the road. The Flames have gone 1-4-2 in games they serve more penalty minutes than their opponents.
The teams meet Thursday for the third time this season. The Bruins won the previous matchup 4-2.
LAST 10 GAMES: Bruins: 8-2-0, averaging 3.7 goals, 5.6 assists, 4.2 penalties and 10.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game.
Flames: 3-5-2, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.5 assists, 4.5 penalties and 9.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game.
Flames: Michael Stone: out (undisclosed), Oliver Kylington: out (undisclosed), Christopher Tanev: day to day (undisclosed).
The Associated Press