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

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Pittsburgh Penguins
After Penalties
2:1
Calgary Flames
Highlights and Stats


Pittsburgh Penguins squares off against Calgary Flames on Wednesday, 08:00 PM EDT at the PPG Paints Arena. At the moment, the Penguins are at #5 in the standings of the Metropolitan Division with 21 points, while the Flames are with 20 points and are occupying the 4th place in the Pacific Division.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Calgary Flames Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 10-25-2022
TeamP1P2P3Final
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
0 1 0 1
Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames
2 2 0 4

The previous game between those two opponents was held on October 25th, 2022, and ended in a 4-1 victory for the Calgary Flames. Nazem Kadri was the star for the Flames, as he concluded the game with 2 goals and 1 assist for a 14:53 stay on the ice. It was Evgeni Malkin who played best for the Penguins, as he spent 19:53 skating and ended up scoring once. Jacob Markstrom also played a leading role for the Flames, saving 32 of the Penguins’ total 33 attempts on goal. His counterpart, Casey DeSmith, was challenged with 36 attempts towards his goal, and four of those made it through to the back of his net. In the most recent five games, the Calgary Flames are dominating as far as head-to-head balance is concerned, triumphing in three meetings while losing the other two.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team10-25-202211-29-202110-28-202112-17-201911-25-2019
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
110 43
Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames
4 2 41 2

Pittsburgh Penguins Form

*Last 10 Pittsburgh Penguins Games - 5:3:2
11-20-202211-19-202211-17-202211-15-202211-12-202211-11-202211-09-202211-05-202211-02-202211-01-2022
3:5@ Chicago Blackhawks0:3@ Winnipeg Jets4:6@ Minnesota Wild2:5vs Toronto Maple Leafs5:4@ Montreal Canadiens2:4@ Toronto Maple Leafs1:4@ Washington Capitals2:3vs Seattle Kraken6:3@ Buffalo Sabres5:6vs Boston Bruins

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ latest game was on 11/20 when they came up against the Chicago Blackhawks and ended in a 3-5 win away from home. Sidney Crosby was the best for the Penguins, as he earned 4 points for 17:33 of playing time on the night. He had two attempts on goal and succeeded with one, as it whistled into the net. He also had a hand in three other goals, but only as a provider. The franchise’s triumph can also be attributed to Casey DeSmith, who faced 32 shots and managed to parry 29 attempts. The Penguins are 5-3-2 across their last 10 outings and on a run of three straight victories at the moment. They own a 3-2-1 record when playing at home this season. The Philadelphia Flyers are next in line for the Pittsburgh Penguins, as the two sides are scheduled to meet on Friday, November 25th.

Pittsburgh Penguins Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    70.00
  • Goals Against
    64.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Pittsburgh Penguins Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Tristan Jarry

    Games Played:11
    Saves Percentage:0.904
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Sidney Crosby

    Games Played:19
    Goals:10
    Assists:17

Pittsburgh Penguins Missing Players

NONE

Calgary Flames Form

*Last 10 Calgary Flames Games - 4:4:2
11-21-202211-19-202211-17-202211-14-202211-12-202211-10-202211-08-202211-07-202211-05-202211-03-2022
2:5@ Philadelphia Flyers4:5@ Florida Panthers4:1@ Tampa Bay Lightning6:5vs Los Angeles Kings3:2vs Winnipeg Jets3:1@ Boston Bruins3:2@ New Jersey Devils4:3@ New York Islanders3:4vs New Jersey Devils1:4vs Nashville Predators

In their most recent showing, the Calgary Flames faced the Philadelphia Flyers away on Sunday, November 20th, and recorded a 2-5 victory. The Flames were led by Blake Coleman, who ended the night with 3 points. He tried three shots towards the enemy goal and succeeded with one, for a combined 16 minutes and 32 seconds of game time. He also had a hand in two of his side’s other goals by assisting his fellow teammates. Another reason for the team’s victory was the brilliant performance of Jacob Markstrom, who stopped 23 of the 25 shots that were sent towards his goal. The Calgary Flames had a 4-4-2 balance for the previous 10 meetings, and as of now, they are on a streak of two back-to-back wins. Since the start of the season, the team holds a 3-3-1 balance when visiting. The Penguins’ next fixture is scheduled for Friday, November 25th, away against the Washington Capitals.

Calgary Flames Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    58.00
  • Goals Against
    60.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Calgary Flames Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Jacob Markstrom

    Games Played:15
    Saves Percentage:0.889
    Shutouts:4
  • Top Skater

    Elias Lindholm

    Games Played:18
    Goals:6
    Assists:10

Calgary Flames Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3SOFinal
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
1 0 0 1 2
Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames
0 1 0 0 1
Pittsburgh PenguinsCalgary Flames
  • Score

    2
    1
  • PP Opportunities

    3
    3
  • PP Goals

    0
    0
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Pittsburgh PenguinsvsCalgary Flames
  • 1`02:09
    Jan RuttaJeff Carter, Danton Heinen
    1-0
  • 1`12:13
    Bryan Rust2 minutes for Holding Kevin Rooney
    -
  • 1`13:01
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    Noah Hanifin2 minutes for High Sticking Josh Archibald
  • 1`17:57
    -
    MacKenzie Weegar2 minutes for Cross Checking Josh Archibald
  • 2`01:55
    Sidney Crosby2 minutes for Slashing Nikita Zadorov
    -
  • 2`08:37
    1-1
    Dillon DubeChris Tanev, D. Gilbert
  • 3`13:21
    Evgeni Malkin2 minutes for Tripping Tyler Toffoli
    -
  • 4`02:48
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