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RANDY SPORTAK -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 10:10 AM ET

BLUES (5-8-3) AT FLAMES (7-7-2)

7:30 P.M., 'DOME

TV: SPORTSNET

RADIO: FAN 960

COMING IN

A come-from-behind 3-2 win over Vancouver has the Flames riding a four-game winning streak and 4-0-1 run in their last five.

The Blues snapped a three-game slide by beating Edmonton 5-3 Sunday afternoon at home.

HEAD-TO-HEAD

Calgary began its win streak by beating the Blues 3-2 in St. Louis 10 days ago in the first of four meetings this season.

WHO'S HOT

FLAMES -- RW Jarome Iginla is on a five-game points streak (3-4-7) and has 13 points in the last 10 games.

BLUES -- LW Keith Tkachuk has at least a point in seven straight games (4-5-9).

WHO'S NOT

FLAMES -- RW Chuck Kobasew has gone eight games without a point.

BLUES -- C Doug Weight has no goals on the season and hasn't recorded a point in four outings.

SPECIAL TEAMS

POWERPLAY -- Calgary 11.4% (10-88, 26th); St. Louis 13.2% (11-83, 24th).

PENALTY KILLING -- Calgary 79.4% (26th); St. Louis 81.6% (21st).

INJURY REPORT

FLAMES -- LW Jeff Friesen (hip) and C Stephane Yelle (ankle) are out.

BLUES -- D Matt Walker (groin) is out. RW Dallas Drake (foot) is day-to-day, D Jay McKee (hand), RW Vlad Orszagh (knee) and C Dan Hinote (neck) are out.

NOTABLES

Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff was named the NHL's second star of the week -- behind Atlanta F Slava Kozlov. Kiprusoff won all three games in the spell with a .967 save percentage, 1.00 average and one shutout ... LW Jeff Friesen practised with his teammates yesterday for the first time since suffering his hip injury but is at least a few days away from playing ... Blues C Doug Weight will play his 999th NHL game tonight.


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