Vancouver Canucks vs. Calgary Flames - 2/6/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Calgary Flames (22-24-3) at Vancouver Canucks (20-19-12)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Rogers Arena)
The Line: Vancouver Canucks -130 / Calgary Flames +110 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
The Calgary Flames pay a visit to Rogers Arena to take the ice with Pacific rival the Vancouver Canucks.
The Calgary Flames were supposed to have an advantage over the weary Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night but the Scotiabank Saddledome crowd and the Flames learned this team might not have been that weary in a 2-1 defeat on Friday night. Jiri Hudler and the Flames drew first blood but never found the scoreboard again as Kari Ramo was unable to carry his team as Calgary fell to 22-25-3. He Blue Jackets offense came off the stick of William Karlsson who scored twice with Matt Calvert adding assists on both. Joonas Korpisalo recorded 30 saves to pick up the win and lift the Blue Jackets to 21-28-5 with their 4thwin in five contests.
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The Vancouver Canucks never got untracked in a 2-1, shootout defeat at the hands of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday at Rogers Arena. The Canucks put plenty of rubber on CBJ netminder Joonas Korpisalo who was up to the task with a monster 37 save performance. Alexander Wennberg scored the winner in the SO while Scott Hartnell scored on the power play almost halfway through the third to erase a 1-0 deficit. Linden Vey scored with the man advantage in the first for the Canucks with Ryan Miller recording 27 stops for 20-19-12 Vancouver who salvaged a point.
The Flames are 0-5 in their last 5 vs. Pacific and are 0-5 in their last 5 vs. Western Conference while the under is 7-1 in Flames last 8 vs. Western Conference. The under is 4-0 in Canucks last 4 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400 and is 4-0-1 in Canucks last 5 vs. Western Conference while going 7-1-4 in Canucks last 12 home games. The under is 5-0-1 in the last 6 meetings in Vancouver and the Flames are 8-20 in the last 28 meetings in Vancouver while the home team is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings. Still waiting for goalies to be announced…