Gaudreau and the Flames visit the Canucks
Vancouver, British Columbia; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Johnny Gaudreau leads Calgary into a matchup against Vancouver. He currently ranks sixth in the league with 92 points, scoring 35 goals and totaling 57 assists.
The Canucks are 17-13-5 at home. Vancouver has scored 37 power-play goals, converting on 15.9 percent of chances.
The Flames are 25-14-3 in conference games. Calgary ranks second in the league averaging 3.6 goals per game, led by Gaudreau with 35. In their last meeting on Feb. 9, Vancouver won 4-3. Elias Pettersson recorded a team-high 2 points for the Canucks in the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Pettersson leads the Canucks with 36 assists and has recorded 63 points this season. Brock Boeser has totaled six assists over the last 10 games for Vancouver.
LAST 10 GAMES: Flames: 5-5-0, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.3 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .900 save percentage.
Canucks: 5-4-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.6 assists, 2.5 penalties and 5.2 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .908 save percentage.
Canucks Injuries: Quinn Hughes: out (lower body), Christopher Tanev: out for season (lower body), Ryan Spooner: out (general soreness), Antoine Roussel: out for season (lower body), Ben Hutton: day to day (lower body).
Flames Injuries: James Neal: day to day (lower body).