TONIGHT, 7 P.M. SADDLEDOME TV: PPV RADIO:FAN960
CALGARY FLAMES (29-17-6)
CHICAGO 'HAWKS (19-26-7)
Saturday night's 4-3 win over Vancouver was Calgary's third straight. The Flames are 5-0-2 in their last seven and have only three regulation-time defeats in 18 outings (12-3-3).
Chicago had a modest two-game winning streak snapped with a 4-2 loss Saturday night in San Jose. The Blackhawks are 2-9-2 in their last 13.
The Blackhawks snapped a 10-game losing skid by beating Calgary 4-3 in overtime late last month. Calgary won the first of four meetings this season, 4-1 at home.
FLAMES -- Kristian Huselius is on a 12-game point streak (8-10-18), Alex Tanguay has eight points in four games (2-6-8) and Jeff Friesen has a three-game assist streak.
BLACKHAWKS -- Tuomo Ruutu had a goal and an assist in the San Jose loss, putting him on a four-game point streak (1-5-6).
FLAMES -- Roman Hamrlik has only one assist in the last nine games.
BLACKHAWKS -- Radim Vrbata hasn't scored in 17 games and has one tally in 23 clashes.
POWERPLAY -- Calgary 16.6% (45-271, 19th); Chicago 10.9% (27-248, 30th).
PENALTY KILLING -- Calgary 80.3% (24th); Chicago 83.3% (12th).
FLAMES -- Rhett Warrener (arm) and Stephane Yelle (foot) are listed day-to-day. Warrener said he was "questionable" for tonight's game. Chuck Kobasew (elbow), Darren McCarty (hip) and Richie Regehr (concussion) are out.
BLACKHAWKS -- Michal Handzus (knee) and Jim Vandermeer (leg) are out.
The Flames franchise record for home wins is 32. This season, they've won 22 (22-5-0), with 14 games remaining at the Saddledome ... Calgary's penalty killers have been perfect the last two games.