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Flames bring 3-2 series lead into game 6 against the Stars

May 12, 2022 GMT

Calgary Flames (50-21-11, first in the Pacific Division) vs. Dallas Stars (46-30-6, fourth in the Central Division)

Dallas; Friday, 9:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Flames -167, Stars +142; over/under is 5.5

NHL PLAYOFFS FIRST ROUND: Flames lead series 3-2

BOTTOM LINE: The Calgary Flames visit the Dallas Stars in the first round of the NHL Playoffs with a 3-2 lead in the series. The teams meet Wednesday for the sixth time this season. The Flames won 3-1 in the previous meeting.

Dallas has a 24-10-3 record at home and a 46-30-6 record overall. The Stars are 39-5-2 when scoring three or more goals.

Calgary has a 24-11-3 record on the road and a 50-21-11 record overall. The Flames have scored 291 total goals (3.6 per game) to rank sixth in league play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Joe Pavelski has 27 goals and 53 assists for the Stars. Jason Robertson has five goals and four assists over the last 10 games.

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Johnny Gaudreau has 40 goals and 75 assists for the Flames. Elias Lindholm has scored six goals with two assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 5-4-1, averaging 2.2 goals, four assists, 4.4 penalties and 10.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game.

Flames: 6-3-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.8 assists, 5.7 penalties and 13.7 penalty minutes while giving up two goals per game.

INJURIES: Stars: Braden Holtby: out (lower body), Vladislav Namestnikov: out (lower-body).

Flames: Sean Monahan: out for season (hip), Tyler Parsons: out for season (undisclosed).

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