Preview: Panthers begin trek through Western Canada with showdown against Flames
TV: FOX Sports Florida
TIME: 9 p.m.
Florida Panthers (4-2-3, fifth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Calgary Flames (5-5-1, sixth in the Pacific Division)
The Florida Panthers visit the Calgary Flames.
Calgary finished 50-25-7 overall and 26-10-5 at home during the 2018-19 season. The Flames scored 289 total goals last season, 53 on power plays and 18 shorthanded.
Florida went 36-32-14 overall during the 2018-19 season while going 16-19-6 on the road. The Panthers were called for 282 penalties last season averaging 3.4 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes per game.
The matchup Thursday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
Flames Injuries: Johnny Gaudreau: day to day (illness).