Photo: flickr Writer: Jimmy Gold
The Colorado Avalanche will take on the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Wednesday. The Colorado Avalanche are coming off a 2-3 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Monday. Mikko Rantanen scored in the second period. Tyson Barrie scored in the third period. Gabriel Landeskog had an assist. The Calgary Flames last played on Saturday.
Brian Elliott should start in net for this game. He last played on Saturday and put together a 0.931 save percentage. Brian Elliott was unremarkable when playing at home last season with a 0.898 SV% over 8 appearances.
Calvin Pickard will try to be a brick wall in net for the Colorado Avalanche. He last played on Monday and put together a 0.875 save percentage. When playing away from home last season he posted a 0-4-0 record with a 0.918 save percentage.
The Calgary Flames need to work on their structure as they've had trouble moving the puck up the ice this season. The Calgary Flames are 9-10-0 when playing at home this season. The Colorado Avalanche have gone 8-11-0 on the road. The Calgary Flames have gone 7-4 when playing Western-Central opponents this season. The Colorado Avalanche have gone 5-11 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. The Calgary Flames are 14-7 when taking on a team with a record below .500.
All of the value in this line is on the road club. Pick the Colorado Avalanche.
Game Time: 10:05 PM ET
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