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FLAMES
CANUCKS

AT

Time Wed. 7:00 PM PST
TV Sportsnet Van
Season Series  1-0 Canucks
Last Meeting
7-2 Canucks (Dec.01/10)
The Enemy Matchsticks And Gasoline Scoring Leaders H Sedin: 9-41-50 Iginla: 16-19-35
Flames
Category Canucks
18-19-3 Season Record 25-8-5
14th
Conference Position 1st
Lost 1
Streak Won 6
7-11-3
< Road Record / Home Record >
13-3-2
6-4-0
Last 10 9-0-1
-8
Goals For / Against +/- +36
2.58 (20)
Goals Per Game 3.42 (1)
2.82 (17)
Goals Against Per Game 2.45 (5)
1.01 (17)
5 On 5 GF/GA 1.27 (4)
15.3 (25)
Power Play %
24.8 (2)
79.4 (23)
Penalty Kill %
85.0 (7)
30.6 (15)
Shots Per Game 31.4 (13)
27.9 (4)
 Shots Against Per Game 29.9 (15) 
64.7 (23)
Winning % When Scoring First 87.5 (2)
58.3 (30)
Winning % When Leading After 1 94.7 (1) 
85.7 (20)
Winning % When Leading After 2 90.0 (14) 
48.7 (24)
Faceoffs % 56.3 (1)
12.8 (15)
PIM's Per Game 12.0 (12) 
NHL.com

-Canucks are 4-0-1 in their last 5 against the Flames, outscoring them 24-10 in the process. 

-Before losing 5-2 to the sucky Islanders on Monday, the Flames had won 4 straight (Oilers, Avalanche, Sabres, Stars).

-The Canucks are 4-0 in their last 4 playing the 3rd game of a 3 games in 4 nights situation. Lots of funky stats at Covers.com.

-Brendan Morrison talks about returning to Vancouver, the Canucks team with Kuzma. (The Province)

-10 reasons why the Canucks are #1, with comments from Mike Gillis (Vancouver Sun)

STARTING GOALIES


GP MIN W L EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2010 - Roberto Luongo 29 1706 18 8 69 2.43 827 758 .917 2


GP MIN W L EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2010 - Miikka Kiprusoff 33 1983 16 16 86 2.60 920 834 .907 3


WHO'S HOT/COLD

CANUCKS

Hot

-Henrik Sedin:3 goals and 10 assists in his last 7 games played

-Daniel Sedin: 5 goals and 6 assists in his last 7.

-Ryan Kesler: 7 goals and 8 assists in his last 9.

-Christian Ehrhoff: 1 goal and 6 assists in his last 7.

Cold

-Mikael Samuelsson: 0 points in his last 4 games.

-Manny Malhotra: 1 goal and 2 assists in his last 11 games.

FLAMES

Hot

- Olli Jokinen: 1 goal and 3 assists in his last 4 games.

-Tim Jackman: 2 goals and 3 assists in his last 4.

-Alex Tanguay: 1 goal and 4 assists in his last 5.

Cold

-Rene Bourque: 1 assist in his last 7 games.

-Curtis Glencross: zero points in his last 10.

-Niklas Hagman: zero points in his last 8.

-Ales Kotalik: 1 goal in 13 games this season.

-Brendan Morrison: 1 assist in his last 8 games. (Still want him?)

-Matt Stajan: No points in his last 7.

INJURIES

CANUCKS

-Rick Rypien (personal-out indefinitely)

FLAMES

-Steve Staios (ribs)

-Daymond Langkow (neck)

VIDEO

The last meeting: a 7-2 win and a MayRay hatty!

Canucks beat Flames in OT Game 1 1989:

I always hated this goal from Game 7 of that same year for so many reasons:

Revenge is so sweet: