Calgary, Alberta; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Calgary Flames take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in a non-conference matchup.
Calgary has a 21-16-9 record overall and a 12-8-2 record in home games. The Flames have committed 191 total penalties (4.2 per game) to rank seventh in the league.
Tampa Bay is 29-13-1 overall and 12-10-0 on the road. The Lightning serve 10.4 penalty minutes per game to rank ninth in NHL play.
Saturday's game is the second time these teams match up this season. The Lightning won the previous meeting 4-1.
LAST 10 GAMES: Flames: 5-3-2, averaging three goals, 5.2 assists, 2.8 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
Lightning: 7-3-0, averaging 3.9 goals, 6.4 assists, 4.9 penalties and 12.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
Lightning: Nick Perbix: day to day (undisclosed), Rudolfs Balcers: out (upper-body).
The Associated Press