Avalanche Open Season Against Flames

Calgary Flames vs. Colorado Avalanche

Denver; Thursday, 9 p.m. EDT

Bottom Line

The Colorado Avalanche take on the Calgary Flames at home in the season opener.

Colorado finished 38-30-14 overall and 22-20-8 in Western Conference action in the 2018-19 season. The Avalanche scored 258 total goals last season while averaging 3.2 per game.

Colorado Avalanche Samuel Girard Calgary Flames James Neal
Colorado Avalanche defenceman Samuel Girard turns with the puck as former Calgary Flames left wing James Neal defends (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

Calgary finished 50-25-7 overall and 29-18-3 in Western Conference action in the 2018-19 season. The Flames scored 289 total goals last season averaging 3.5 per game.

The matchup Thursday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.

Avalanche Injuries: None listed.

Flames Injuries: Mikael Backlund: day to day (lower body).


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