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Ducks/Flames Game 3 Thread: Fire Hazards

A win tonight would leave the Flames barely flickering, but in order to get that result, the Ducks will need to survive an environment in which their opponent has been considerably hotter.

Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Game 3

Anaheim Ducks
@ Calgary Flames

Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:30 PM PST
Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta

Radio: AM 830 KLAA

Your Enemy: Matchsticks and Gasoline

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Numbers for Nerds: Someone call Darren Rovell in for this one. Sam Bennett is playing for Calgary tonight, and since this will be his 10th game this year in a Flames jersey, he is now officially on the first year of his three-year entry-level contract. According to, once Bennett hits the ice tonight, activating his NHL contract, his salary will spike up to $925,000, meaning the 18-year-old will now be making just over 13 times more money than he would have if he played for Calgary's AHL affiliate in Adirondack this year.

Team Records

Ducks: 6-0-0 (4.17 goals/games played, 1.67 goals against/games played)
Flames: 4-4-0 (2.38 G/GP, 2.88 GA/GP)
Ducks lead series 2-0

Ducks Team Leaders

Corey PerryRyan GetzlafJakob SilfverbergSami Vatanen

leads defensemen (2-4-6)

Francois BeaucheminHampus Lindholm

(20:52), Ryan Getzlaf (20:49)

Andrew CoglianoRickard Rakell
ANA FF% 5-5-15

Flames Team Leaders:

Jiri HudlerJohnny GaudreauDavid JonesSean MonahanDennis Wideman

leads defensemen (0-4-4)

TJ BrodieKris Russell

(26:31), Dennis Wideman (26:27), Sean Monahan leads forwards (19:28)

Micheal FerlandDavid SchlemkoBrandon Bollig
CGY FF% 5-5-15

Starting Goalies

Frederik Andersen

(6-0-0, .942 save percentage, 30.3 shots faced per game)

Karri Ramo

(1-1-0, .907 save percentage, 20.5 shots faced per game)

Power Play

Ducks: 26.3%, 2nd among remaining teams, Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf with 2 PP goals each
Flames: 20.8%, 3rd among remaining teams, Jiri Hudler paces Calgary with 2 power play ginos

Penalty Kill

Ducks: 89.5%, 2nd among remaining teams, no shorthanded goals
Flames: 79.2%, 6th among remaining teams, still no shorties