Calgary Flames (33-25-4) at Philadelphia Flyers (27-25-11)
|Date & Time||Tuesday March 3, 2015, 7:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers -143 / Calgary Flames +129 --- Over/Under: 5.5
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The Calgary Flames and Philadelphia Flyers meet Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Calgary Flames have lost four of their last five games and continue their long road trip. The Flames are averaging 2.8 goals per game and have scored four goals in their last three games. The Calgary Flames have two power play goals in their last four games and have won four of their last six games when scoring at least three goals. Sean Monahan leads the Flames with 21 goals, Johnny Gaudreau has 29 assists and Dennis Wideman has 125 shots on goal. Defensively, the Flames are allowing 2.6 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in 10 of their last 11 games. Karri Ramo has allowed 47 goals on 552 shots faced and Jonas Hiller has given up 94 goals on 1,076 shots.
The Philadelphia Flyers need a win after splitting their last eight games. The Flyers are averaging 2.6 goals per game and have scored seven goals in their three games. The Philadelphia Flyers have four power play goals in their last four games and have won their last three games when scoring at least three goals. Wayne Simmonds leads Philly with 25 goals, Jakub Voracek has 46 assists and Claude Giroux has 226 shots on goal. Defensively, the Flyers are allowing 2.8 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in six of their last 10 games. Steve Mason has allowed 75 goals on 1,007 shots faced and Ray Emery has given up 68 goals on 634 shots.
The Flames are 3-10 in their last 13 vs. Eastern Conference and 5-2 in their last 7 vs. a team with a losing record. The Flyers are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record and 1-4 in their last 5 games following a win. The Flames are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings and the road team is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings.
The Flames are in quite a funk and these constant road games aren't helping. The Flyers have played their best hockey on their home ice and should get another win here in front of their fans.