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Kadri and Colorado take on Calgary

March 28, 2022 GMT

Colorado Avalanche (46-14-6, first in the Central) vs. Calgary Flames (40-17-8, first in the Pacific)

Calgary, Alberta; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Nazem Kadri and Colorado hit the ice against Calgary. He’s ninth in the in the NHL with 81 points, scoring 26 goals and recording 55 assists.

The Flames are 20-10-3 against conference opponents. Calgary is fourth in the Western Conference averaging 5.9 assists per game, led by Johnny Gaudreau with 0.9.

The Avalanche are 13-5-3 against opponents from the Central. Colorado ranks second in the league averaging 6.5 assists per game, led by Nathan MacKinnon with 0.9.

In their last meeting on March 13, Colorado won 3-0. MacKinnon scored a team-high two goals for the Avalanche in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Gaudreau leads the Flames with 90 points, scoring 30 goals and adding 60 assists. Matthew Tkachuk has five goals and 12 assists over the last 10 games for Calgary.

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Kadri has 81 total points while scoring 26 goals and totaling 55 assists for the Avalanche. Mikko Rantanen has seven goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Colorado.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flames: 6-3-1, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.3 assists, 3.2 penalties and 7.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .916 save percentage.

Avalanche: 6-3-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.4 assists, 4.2 penalties and 10.1 penalty minutes while allowing 2.2 goals per game with a .932 save percentage.

INJURIES: Flames: None listed.

Avalanche: Gabriel Landeskog: out (knee), Samuel Girard: out (lower body), Ryan Murray: out (hand/wrist).

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