Calgary takes home win streak into matchup with Minnesota

February 25, 2022 GMT

Minnesota Wild (31-15-3, third in the Central) vs. Calgary Flames (30-14-6, first in the Pacific)

Calgary, Alberta; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Calgary hosts Minnesota trying to extend its 10-game home winning streak.

The Flames are 13-8-3 against conference opponents. Calgary has scored 168 goals and ranks eighth in the league averaging 3.4 per game. Andrew Mangiapane leads the team with 26.

The Wild are 17-11-1 in Western Conference play. Minnesota ranks second in the Western Conference averaging 6.4 assists per game, led by Mats Zuccarello with 0.8.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mangiapane leads the Flames with 26 goals and has 35 points. Elias Lindholm has nine goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Calgary.

Alex Goligoski leads the Wild with a plus-28 in 44 games this season. Zuccarello has eight assists over the last 10 games for Minnesota.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Flames: 9-1-0, averaging 4.2 goals, 7.7 assists, 3.8 penalties and 10.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .923 save percentage.

Wild: 5-5-0, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.8 assists, 3.9 penalties and nine penalty minutes while allowing 2.8 goals per game with a .915 save percentage.

INJURIES: Flames: None listed.

Wild: Jordan Greenway: day to day (upper-body).

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