Calgary Flames (31-25-6, fourth in the Pacific Division) vs. Detroit Red Wings (15-44-4, eighth in the Atlantic Division)
Detroit; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Red Wings host Calgary after Mikael Backlund scored two goals in the Flames’ 4-3 loss to the Bruins.
The Red Wings are 10-18-2 on their home ice. Detroit is last in the league averaging just 5.5 points per game. Anthony Mantha leads them with 30 total points.
The Flames have gone 17-13-2 away from home. Calgary has given up 32 power-play goals, killing 82.1% of opponent chances.
In their last meeting on Oct. 17, Calgary won 5-1.
TOP PERFORMERS: Cody Goloubef leads the Red Wings with a minuszero in zero games played this season. Mantha has totalled 6 points over the last 10 games for Detroit.
Derek Ryan leads the Flames with a plus-nine in 60 games played this season. Johnny Gaudreau has collected nine assists over the last 10 games for Calgary.
LAST 10 GAMES: Flames: 4-6-0, averaging four goals, 6.3 assists, 3.9 penalties and 13.4 penalty minutes while allowing 3.8 goals per game with a .885 save percentage.
Red Wings: 3-7-0, averaging 1.6 goals, 2.6 assists, 3.7 penalties and 7.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .913 save percentage.
INJURIES: Red Wings: None listed.
Flames: Derek Ryan: day to day (illness).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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