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Calgary Flames vs. Dallas Stars NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 5/13/2022

The Calgary Flames takes on the Dallas Stars on 5/13/2022 at 09:30 PM.

Calgary Flames and Dallas Stars face off today. The Calgary Flames has a record of 50.0-21.0 this season. The Dallas Stars is 46.0-30.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Calgary Flames Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.0 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them among the best in the NHL. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force Calgary Flames into 3.0 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 83.2%, which is above average.

Opponents take 29.0 shots per game regardless of situation, they actively fluster opponents and are among the best in the NHL… and their opponents are not getting the best shot quality.

Calgary Flames Team Offense Preview

They score 2.8 goals per game in even strength situations. They have an above average offense in 5v5 action. They score 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 2.9 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 22.88% of their shots on the power play.

They take 35.5 shots per game regardless of situation, they are getting their share of shot attempts and they are average in their shot quality.

Dallas Stars Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.4 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.6 shots per game in power play situations per game against them. Opponents force Dallas Stars into 2.7 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 79.0%, which is below average.

Opponents take 31.0 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Dallas Stars Team Offense Preview




They score 2.1 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.6 goals per game in power play situations and they would be considered below average with an advantage. Thus far, they have had 2.9 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 22.41% of their shots on the power play.

They take 30.3 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

The Calgary Flames Roster

The Players to Watch for Calgary Flames

Rasmus Andersson D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 30.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 46 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 50 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 2.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Noah Hanifin D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 27.0 this season, his team is better with him on the ice. He has scored 10 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 38 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 48 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 5.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Chris Tanev D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 35.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 22 assists this season. This puts him at 28 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Dallas Stars Roster

The Players to Watch for Dallas Stars

Ryan Suter D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 1.0 this season. He has scored 7 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 25 assists this season. This puts him at 32 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Miro Heiskanen D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 3.0 this season. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 31 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 36 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.2% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Esa Lindell D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 4.0 this season. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 21 assists this season. This puts him at 25 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 2.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Calgary Flames vs. Dallas Stars Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Calgary Flames 2 Dallas Stars 1

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