Calgary Flames vs Pittsburgh Penguins – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

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Calgary Flames
Final
4:1
Pittsburgh Penguins
Highlights and Stats


Calgary Flames come against the Pittsburgh Penguins for their next game scheduled for Tuesday, 09:00 PM EDT at Scotiabank Saddledome. The Flames are part of the Pacific Division of the NHL, currently standing at #2 with 8 points, while their next opponents are part of the Metropolitan Division and as of now are at #1 with 9 points.

Calgary Flames vs Pittsburgh Penguins Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 11-29-2021
TeamP1P2P3SOFinal
Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames
0 1 0 1 2
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
0 0 1 0 1

The last game took place on November 29, 2021, and resulted in a low-scoring 2-1 Calgary win. The Flames’ best skater was Milan Lucic, spending 10:53 on the ice. He sent 1 shot towards the opponents’ net and it made it through the goalie. On the other half of the court it was Jake Guentzel who contributed the most, scoring 1 goal for a total of 22:01 of game time. The Flames’ triumph may also be attributed to the team’s netminder. Jacob Markstrom managed to stop 21 of the 22 shots, which was enough to seal the victory. The Penguins had Tristan Jarry at goal, but he was unable to affect the final outcome, allowing 1 of all 32 shots to end in the net. In the most recent five games Calgary Flames are dominating as far as head-to-head balance is concerned, triumphing in 3 meetings, while losing the other 2.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team11-29-202110-28-202112-17-201911-25-201902-16-2019
Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames
2 41 25
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
10 43 4

Calgary Flames Form

*Last 10 Calgary Flames Games - 6:4:0
10-22-202210-20-202210-18-202210-15-202210-13-202210-07-202210-05-202210-03-202209-30-202209-28-2022
3:2vs Carolina Hurricanes3:6vs Buffalo Sabres3:2vs Vegas Golden Knights3:4@ Edmonton Oilers5:3vs Colorado Avalanche3:5vs Winnipeg Jets5:0@ Winnipeg Jets4:1vs Seattle Kraken2:1@ Edmonton Oilers4:0vs Edmonton Oilers

On 10/22 Calgary Flames faced Carolina Hurricanes and in the end the score was 3-2 in their favor. It was Tyler Toffoli who concluded the match as the Flames’ best skater on the night. He spent 16:29 on the ice and was personally responsible for earning 2 points. Toffoli finished the meeting, scoring 1 of his 4 shots on goal, and turned provider for another 1. The franchise’s triumph can also be attributed to Jacob Markstrom, who faced 27 shots and managed to parry 25 attempts. Calgary are with a balance of 4-1-0 for the season and on a run of W1 at the moment. The franchise is 3-1-0, when performing on home ice throughout the term. The team’s next game is scheduled to take place at Scotiabank Saddledome on 10/29 versus Edmonton Oilers.

Calgary Flames Missing Players

NONE

Pittsburgh Penguins Form

*Last 10 Pittsburgh Penguins Games - 6:3:1
10-24-202210-22-202210-20-202210-17-202210-15-202210-13-202210-07-202210-03-202210-01-202209-27-2022
6:3@ Edmonton Oilers3:6@ Columbus Blue Jackets6:1vs Los Angeles Kings3:2@ Montreal Canadiens6:2vs Tampa Bay Lightning6:2vs Arizona Coyotes7:1vs Buffalo Sabres2:3@ Detroit Red Wings3:1@ Buffalo Sabres2:6vs Detroit Red Wings

The previous game of Pittsburgh Penguins was away from home against the Edmonton Oilers on 10/24 and ended in a 6-3 loss. The Penguins were led by Rickard Rakell, who ended with 2 points on the night. He tried 2 shots towards the enemy goal and succeeded with 1, for a combined 19 minutes and 28 seconds of game time. He also had a hand in one of his side’s other goals, by assisting his fellow teammates. Another reason for the team’s defeat was that in goal Tristan Jarry let in 6 of the 47 shots towards his net. The Penguins boost a 4-1-1 balance since the season’s beginning and are on a run of L1. Pittsburgh owns a 1-1-1 road record for this campaign. Their next fixture is scheduled for Friday, October 28th against the Vancouver Canucks away from home.

Pittsburgh Penguins Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Tristan Jarry

    Games Played:5
    Saves Percentage:0.923
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Sidney Crosby

    Games Played:6
    Goals:4
    Assists:7

Pittsburgh Penguins Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames
2 2 0 4
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
0 1 0 1
Calgary FlamesPittsburgh Penguins
  • Score

    4
    1
  • PP Opportunities

    3
    5
  • PP Goals

    1
    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 FlamesvsPittsburgh Penguins
  • 1`01:56
    -
    Chad Ruhwedel2 minutes for Delaying Game-Puck over glass
  • 1`14:11
    Nazem KadriAndrew Mangiapane, Dillon Dube
    1-0
  • 1`15:40
    Trevor Lewis2 minutes for Hooking Danton Heinen
    -
  • 1`17:41
    Nazem Kadri
    2-0
  • 2`02:55
    -
    S. Poulin2 minutes for Slashing Michael Stone
  • 2`03:00
    Jonathan HuberdeauRasmus Andersson, Nazem Kadri
    3-0
  • 2`03:42
    Nazem Kadri2 minutes for High Sticking Bryan Rust
    -
  • 2`04:32
    3-1
    Evgeni MalkinJeff Carter, S. Poulin
  • 2`11:20
    Michael StoneMilan Lucic, Brett Ritchie
    4-1
  • 2`12:34
    MacKenzie Weegar2 minutes for Tripping Ryan Poehling
    -
  • 3`04:42
    -
    Chad Ruhwedel2 minutes for Interference Brett Ritchie
  • 3`08:06
    Tyler Toffoli2 minutes for Hooking Marcus Pettersson