Avalanche face the Flames, seek 7th straight victory
Denver; Monday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Colorado heads into a matchup with Calgary as winners of six consecutive games.
The Avalanche are 11-7-0 against conference opponents. Colorado is second in the league recording 9.9 points per game, averaging 3.7 goals and 6.2 assists.
The Flames are 4-5-1 against opponents from the Pacific Division. Calgary averages 9.8 penalty minutes per game, the sixth-most in the league. Milan Lucic leads the team serving 34 total minutes.
In their last meeting on Nov. 19, Colorado won 3-2. Andre Burakovsky scored two goals for the Avalanche.
TOP PERFORMERS: Nathan MacKinnon leads the Avalanche with 45 points, scoring 18 goals and registering 27 assists. Joonas Donskoi has collected three goals and eight assists over the last 10 games for Colorado.
LAST 10 GAMES: Flames: 5-4-1, averaging two goals, 3.4 assists, 4.2 penalties and 9.8 penalty minutes while allowing three goals per game with a .906 save percentage.
Avalanche: 8-2-0, averaging 3.9 goals, 6.5 assists, 3.6 penalties and eight penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game with a .925 save percentage.
Flames Injuries: None listed.