Tampa Bay Lightning – Calgary Flames / NHL – Calgary has scored so many victories in the last four matches and they travel in brilliant spirits to the Flames. They have improved their performance lately, and currently they occupy the ninth table position of the Western Conference. Lightning is the leading team of the Eastern Conference and the biggest favorite for first place. In the next round, they will not have an easy time, as they receive the Flames, who have a brilliant game form.
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning are the most convincingly efficient team in the entire league, and they’re already eight points clear of runner-up Washington, the only serious competitor to the leading league table position. Nikita Kucherov is the most efficient player in the league and scored 27 goals and 33 assists in the season so far. Together with Stamkos, who has scored 17 goals, they are the brilliant duo of Lightning, as they have scored 44 goals together.
Today’s hosts have a really enviable stats on home matches. They conceded only four defeats in 21 defeated duels and in the last ten duels they were defeated only by Philadelphia. Lightning’s defense was not up to scratch in this duel and they eventually lost 3: 5. In the last round, they did not excel in defense, but their attack was again very efficient and they eventually won 5: 4.
Although Lightning is brilliant at home, they will not be able to beat Calgary easily. Over the past two rounds, the Eastern Conference leaders have been struggling with many defensive problems, which could be a chance for the Flames. However, the guests will have to stop the duo in the attack of Lightning, which is not easy. Calgary are quite unstable in the current season and have only recently won a few victories.