Game Day

STEVE MACFARLANE -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 9:10 AM ET

CALGARY FLAMES AT EDMONTON OILERS

TONIGHT AT 7 P.M., TV: SPORTSNET, RADIO: FAN 960

COMING IN:

The Flames handed the Boston Bruins a 3-0 loss Saturday thanks to timely stops by G Miikka Kiprusoff and goals from D Dion Phaneuf, F Tony Amonte and F Stephane Yelle. Calgary is 5-0-1 in its last six games.

Mike Peca's overtime goal gave the Oilers a win over the division-leading Vancouver Canucks 5-4 on Hockey Night in Canada.

HEAD-TO-HEAD:

The Flames are 2-0-1 against their provincial rival this season, all at the 'Dome. Calgary holds an all-time advantage of 72-69-19-1 against its northern foe.

WHO'S HOT:

FLAMES -- Newcomer F Kristian Huselius has a three-game point streak with four assists over that period. The former Florida Panther now has seven helpers in five games as a Flame.

OILERS -- F Fernando Pisani has five goals and three assists in his last six games.

WHO'S NOT:

FLAMES -- F Chris Simon, a healthy scratch Saturday, is pointless in his last 11 games. F Jarome Iginla has two goals and an assist in his last seven games. F Jason Wiemer is pointless in all but one game this season.

OILERS -- F Georges Laraque hasn't scored this season and has just five helpers in 31 games.

SPECIAL TEAMS:

POWERPLAY -- Calgary 15.4% (30-194, 20th); Edmonton 17.9% (36-201, 13th).

PENALTY KILLING -- Calgary 82.5% (34-195, 15th); Edmonton 83.1% (34-202, 12th).

INJURIES:

FLAMES -- D Roman Hamrlik (knee) is out indefinitely. F Stephane Yelle (leg) hopes to be ready to play tonight.

OILERS -- F Radek Dvorak (groin) is day-to-day. F J.J. Hunter (shoulder) is out indefinitely.

NOTABLES:

This is Calgary's first trip to Rexall Place this season despite a conference-heavy schedule that pits the Flames and Oilers against each other eight times this season.


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