Calgary Flames vs Edmonton Oilers – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

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Calgary Flames
After Over Time
4:5
Edmonton Oilers
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Edmonton Oilers visit Calgary to play the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Thursday, with the match-up starting at 09:30 PM EDT. The two teams come up against one another in game 5 of their NHL Western Conference playoff battle, with the Oilers having a chance to close it, as they are currently 3-1 up.

Calgary Flames vs Edmonton Oilers Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 05-24-2022
TeamP1P2P3Final
Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames
0 2 1 3
Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers
3 0 2 5

The previous game between those two opponents was held on May 24th, and finished in a 5-3 win for the Edmonton Oilers. Evander Kane was the star for the Oilers, as he concluded the game with 2 goals for a 20:36 stay on the ice. On the other end of the floor, Mikael Backlund was the best among the Calgary Flames’ ranks and concluded with 1 goal, spending 20:31 skating. Mike Smith also had a leading role for the Oilers, saving 29 of the Flames total 32 attempts on his goal. His colleague on the other end Jacob Markstrom was tasked with 25 attempts on his goal and allowed 4 to roll past him. When it comes to the latest five encounters the Calgary Flames won 2 and the Edmonton Oilers triumphed 3 times.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team05-24-202205-22-202205-20-202205-18-202203-26-2022
Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames
313 9 9
Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers
5 4 565

Calgary Flames Form

*Last 10 Calgary Flames Games - 4:6:0
05-24-202205-22-202205-20-202205-18-202205-15-202205-13-202205-11-202205-09-202205-07-202205-05-2022
5:3@ Edmonton Oilers4:1@ Edmonton Oilers3:5vs Edmonton Oilers9:6vs Edmonton Oilers3:2vs Dallas Stars4:2@ Dallas Stars3:1vs Dallas Stars1:4@ Dallas Stars4:2@ Dallas Stars0:2vs Dallas Stars

On 05/24 Calgary Flames faced Edmonton Oilers and in the end the score was 5-3 in favor of their opponents. Mikael Backlund led the Flames, ending with 1 point to his name. He was on the ice 20 minutes and 31 seconds and attempted 3 shots on the opposition’s goal. 1 of those found the way to the back of the net. Jacob Markstrom’s performance also needs addressing, as he saved 21 of the total 25 shots on his goal. The Flames won 4 and lost 6 of their last 10 meetings. They are on a L3 streak at the moment. Calgary finished the regular NHL campaign having a 25-9-7 record when playing at home. If the Flames triumph tonight and force game 6, then it will take place away at the Rogers Place on 05/28.

Calgary Flames Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Jacob Markstrom

    Games Played:11
    Saves Percentage:0.906
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Johnny Gaudreau

    Games Played:11
    Goals:2
    Assists:11

Calgary Flames Missing Players

NONE

Edmonton Oilers Form

*Last 10 Edmonton Oilers Games - 7:2:1
05-24-202205-22-202205-20-202205-18-202205-14-202205-12-202205-10-202205-08-202205-06-202205-04-2022
5:3vs Calgary Flames4:1vs Calgary Flames3:5@ Calgary Flames9:6@ Calgary Flames2:0vs Los Angeles Kings2:4@ Los Angeles Kings4:5vs Los Angeles Kings4:0@ Los Angeles Kings2:8@ Los Angeles Kings6:0vs Los Angeles Kings

In their most recent showing Edmonton Oilers faced the Calgary Flames at home on Tuesday, 24th of May and recorded a 5-3 victory. Evander Kane was best among the Edmonton roster, ending the match with 2 points. He managed to score 2 of his total 3 shots on target for 20:36 time on the ice. Another reason for the team’s victory was the brilliant performance of Mike Smith who stopped 29 of the 32 shots that were sent towards his goal. They are 7-2-1 across the last 10 clashes and on a streak of W3 right now. The Oilers were 21-15-5 when travelling across the regular NHL season.

Edmonton Oilers Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Mike Smith

    Games Played:12
    Saves Percentage:0.927
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Connor McDavid

    Games Played:12
    Goals:7
    Assists:19

Edmonton Oilers Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3OTFinal
Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames
1 3 0 0 4
Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers
0 4 0 1 5
Calgary FlamesEdmonton Oilers
  • Score

    4
    5
  • PP Opportunities

    2
    1
  • PP Goals

    0
    1
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Calgary FlamesvsEdmonton Oilers
  • 1`10:13
    Andrew MangiapaneMikael Backlund, Blake Coleman
    1-0
  • 1`11:31
    -
    Connor McDavid2 minutes for High Sticking Andrew Mangiapane
  • 2`05:41
    Mikael BacklundMichael Stone, Blake Coleman
    2-0
  • 2`07:40
    2-1
    Darnell NurseLeon Draisaitl, Zach Hyman
  • 2`09:56
    2-2
    Jesse PuljujarviZach Hyman
  • 2`14:29
    Dillon Dube2 minutes for Charging Kailer Yamamoto
    -
  • 2`14:57
    2-3
    Zach HymanRyan NugentHopkins, Leon Draisaitl
  • 2`15:12
    Johnny GaudreauOliver Kylington