NASHVILLE PREDATORS NOTES:
ALL-TIME vs. CALGARY
OVERALL (83 GP) 41-25-(4)-13
HOME (43 GP) 22-12-(1)-8
ROAD (40 GP) 19-13-(3)-5
LAST MEETING April 10, 2023 at CGY (SOW, 3-2)
PLAYOFFS Never Met
− The Predators are 41-25-(4)-13 all-time against the Flames, including a 19-13-(3)-5 record on the road. − This is the first of three matchups between Nashville and Calgary in 2023-24; it is the first and only at Scotiabank Saddledome. − The Predators are 4-0-1 in their last five games against the Flames, they are 7-1-2 in their last 10; and 4-1-0 in their last five on the road. − Nashville went 3-0-0 against Calgary last season, outscoring the Flames by a combined 9-4. − The Predators have only lost three times in regulation to the Flames since Dec. 15, 2015 (12-3-6) and have picked up at least one point in 27 of their last 34 games (19-7-8).
NOTABLES vs. CALGARY
− Roman Josi has six goals and 19 assists in 31 career games vs. Calgary. − Filip Forsberg leads all Nashville skaters with 12 goals in 23 career games against the Flames. − Tyson Barrie has 27 points (3g-24a) in 40 career meetings with Calgary; 11 of those points have come on the power play (11a). − Juuse Saros is 8-1-1 with a .929 save percentage and 2.42 goals-against average in 11 career games vs. the Flames. − Flames Assistant Coach Dan Lambert spent four seasons with the Predators in the same role from 2019-23.
Player Designation Dates Missed Games Missed
Luke Schenn Lower Body – IR Oct. 12-Nov. 4 10
Cody Glass Lower Body – IR Oct. 21-Nov. 4 6
Ryan McDonagh Lower Body Nov. 4 1
Total man-games lost: 17
Individual man-games lost: Schenn – 10; Glass – 6; McDonagh – 1
ON THE ATTACK
− Through 11 games, the Predators are fifth in the NHL in expected goal percentage (5-on-5) at 56.5 percent per MoneyPuck.com. Nashville is also ninth in expected goals for per 60 minutes (2.69) and tied for seventh in high-danger shots for (25). − The Predators have two defensive pairs (who have spent at least 100 minutes together at 5-on-5) in the top-six in expected goals percentage, per MoneyPuck.com: McDonagh-Carrier (second, 64.4 percent) and Josi-Fabbro (sixth, 60.7 percent). − Filip Forsberg is tied for seventh among all NHL skaters in shot attempts with 88; Roman Josi is tied for 23rd (77). − Defensively, the Predators are third in the NHL in expected goals against (17.8).
− The Predators are tied for sixth in the NHL in power-play goals with 11; they are tied for 11th in power-play percentage at 23.4 percent. − Nashville has scored multiple power-play goals in the same game four times this season, all coming within its last seven contests. The Predators did so nine times in 2022-23. − Nashville is operating at 30.3 percent on the power play in its last eight games, going 10-for-33 in that span. − Filip Forsberg leads the team with six power-play points (1g-5a). − Tommy Novak and Ryan O’Reilly share the team lead in power-play goals (4); both are tied for second in the NHL in the category.
CALGARY FLAMES NOTES:
FLAMES LAST FIVE RESULTS, RECORD: 1-4-0
DATE RESULT GWG CGY GOALIE OPP. GOALIE
November 4, 2023 CGY  at SEA  W Backlund Vladar Grubauer
November 1, 2023 DAL  vs. CGY  L Marchment Markstrom Oettinger
October 29, 2023 CGY  at EDM  L Bouchard Markstrom Skinner
October 26, 2023 STL  vs. CGY  L Kapanen Markstrom Hofer
October 24, 2023 NYR  vs. CGY  L Kreider Markstrom Shesterkin
*shootout winning goal
TONIGHTS STORYLINES & STATS
This is the first of three meetings this season between the Flames and Predators. The Flames went 0-2-1 against Nashville last year. This is a Pacific Division versus Central Division matchup; the Flames have a record of 1-2-0 against Central Division teams and a record of 2-3-0 against Western Conference opponents.
The Flames continued their winning-ways in Seattle, improving their record at Climate Pledge Arena to 5-0-0, tied for their second-longest active road winning streak against an opponent. Nazem Kadri extended his point-streak to three games with his assist on Martin Pospisil’s first NHL goal. Mikael Backlund scored his first and second goals as Flames captain with two third period tallies. Nick DeSimone recorded his first NHL point with an assist on Yegor Sharangovich’s second of the season.
2022-23 Season Record vs. NSH: 0-2-1 (Home: 0-1-1, Road: 0-1-0 Last Home Win vs. NSH:
December 8, 2018 – Nashville  vs. Calgary  Last Road Win @ NSH:
April 26, 2022 – Calgary  at Nashville  (OT) Last Home Loss vs. NSH:
April 10, 2023 – Nashville  vs. Calgary  (SO) Last Road Loss @ NSH:
January 16, 2023 – Calgary  at Nashville 
FLAMES RECENT INJURIES (Total man games lost – 33)
Jakob Pelletier – upper body injury (11 games, 10/11/23 – pres.)
Kevin Rooney – upper body injury (11 games, 10/11/23 -pres.) Oliver Kylington – (11 games, 10/11/23 -pres.)