Calgary hosts Washington after Toffoli’s 2-goal game

March 8, 2022 GMT

Washington Capitals (30-18-9, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Calgary Flames (34-14-7, first in the Pacific)

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

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Flames -140, Capitals +118; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Calgary hosts the Washington Capitals after Tyler Toffoli scored two goals in the Flames’ 3-1 victory against the Oilers.

The Flames are 16-4-5 at home. Calgary ranks third in the Western Conference with 35.6 shots per game and is averaging 3.5 goals.

The Capitals are 16-7-4 on the road. Washington has scored 183 goals and ranks sixth in the Eastern Conference averaging 3.2 goals per game. Alex Ovechkin leads the team with 34.

In their last meeting on Oct. 23, Calgary won 4-3. Elias Lindholm totaled three goals for the Flames.

TOP PERFORMERS: Lindholm leads the Flames with a plus-43 in 55 games this season. Matthew Tkachuk has six goals and nine assists over the last 10 games for Calgary.


Ovechkin leads the Capitals with 68 points, scoring 34 goals and adding 34 assists. John Carlson has 10 assists over the last 10 games for Washington.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flames: 8-1-1, averaging 4.1 goals, seven assists, 4.8 penalties and 12.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .910 save percentage.

Capitals: 5-5-0, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.4 assists, 4.1 penalties and 9.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .910 save percentage.

INJURIES: Flames: None listed.

Capitals: None listed.


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