Game Day

RANDY SPORTAK -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 10:11 AM ET

COMING IN HEAD-TO-HEAD

It's the first of four meetings between the clubs that battled to Game 7 in the opening round of last year's playoffs. Last season was a homer series, with Calgary winning both meetings at home and dropping the pair in California. Calgary leads the all-time series 25-22-7-1.

WHO'S HOT

FLAMES -- Dion Phaneuf has a four-game point run with two goals and three assists.

DUCKS -- Teemu Selanne had one goal in the 12 games of October but tallied in three games before facing the Canucks.

WHO'S NOT

FLAMES -- In a dozen games, Marcus Nilson has only one goal and no assists.

DUCKS -- Prior to last night, former Flame Rob Niedermayer had one goal on the season.

SPECIAL TEAMS

POWERPLAY -- Calgary 12.2% (10-82, 25th); Anaheim 22.8% (18-79, 2nd).

PENALTY KILLING -- Calgary 79.1% (25th); Anaheim 88.5% (5th).

INJURIES

FLAMES -- LW Jeff Friesen (flu/hip) doubtful, C Stephane Yelle (ankle) out.

DUCKS -- LW Todd Fedoruk (head) indefinite.

NOTABLE

Flames LW Alex Tanguay, who left the Dallas game due to a burner in his neck/ shoulder, practised yester-day. Same thing for D Andrei Zyuzin, who didn't play due to a groin injury ... Anaheim is the third most penalized team, averaging 20.5 minutes per game.


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