Flames take 1-0 lead into game 2 against the Avalanche
Calgary, Alberta; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
WESTERN CONFERENCE FIRST ROUND: Calgary leads series 1-0
BOTTOM LINE: The Calgary Flames host the Colorado Avalanche in the Western Conference first round with a 1-0 lead in the series.
The Flames are 26-10-5 on their home ice. Calgary ranks second in the league recording 9.7 points per game, averaging 3.5 goals and 6.2 assists.
The Avalanche are 17-16-8 in road games. Colorado averages 9.4 penalty minutes per game, the fourth-most in the league. Ian Cole leads the team serving 115 total minutes. The teams meet Saturday for the fifth time this season. The Flames won the last meeting 4-0.
LAST 10 GAMES: Avalanche: 6-2-2, averaging three goals, 4.8 assists, 2.7 penalties and 5.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game with a .941 save percentage.
Flames: 6-4-0, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.7 assists, 2.8 penalties and 6.2 penalty minutes while giving up two goals per game with a .917 save percentage.
Flames Injuries: None listed.
Avalanche Injuries: None listed.