Western Conference-leader Calgary and Ottawa square off
Calgary, Alberta; Thursday, 9 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Ottawa Senators travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the top team in the Western Conference, the Calgary Flames.
The Flames have gone 24-7-5 in home games. Calgary leads the Western Conference with 17 shorthanded goals, led by Mark Jankowski with five.
The Senators are 9-25-2 on the road. Ottawa has given up 40 power-play goals, killing 79.5 percent of opponent chances. In their last meeting on Feb. 24, Calgary won 2-1.
LAST 10 GAMES: Senators: 3-6-1, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.8 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with a .904 save percentage.
Flames: 5-5-0, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.9 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .900 save percentage.
Senators Injuries: Colin White: out (upper body).