NHL Hockey

Vancouver Canucks (22-28-3)


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Flames, Canucks begin three-game set to finish season

While the remaining active NHL teams are competing in the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks are closing out their seasons with little on the line.

Sunday's clash in Vancouver will kick off three consecutive meetings between the Flames (24-26-3, 51 points) and Canucks (22-28-3, 47 points) as the clubs close out disappointing regular seasons. The rivals also will play Tuesday in Vancouver before their finale Wednesday afternoon in Calgary. The Flames have won five of seven previous clashes, including a 4-1 affair on Thursday.

The trio of remaining contests -- delayed because of the Canucks' earlier COVID-19 outbreak -- will count in the standings, of course, but the Flames will use them to evaluate a handful of young players in their system. Forwards Adam Ruzicka, Matthew Phillips and Luke Philp and defenseman Alexander Yelesin enjoyed strong seasons with the American Hockey League's Stockton Heat.

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Leaders
Points: B. Boeser43
Plus/Minus: A. Roussel4
Shots on Goal: B. Boeser127
PIM: A. Edler54
Win: T. Demko15
Shutouts: T. Demko1
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 137 (27)
Shots: 1549 (28)
PP%: 16.8% (25)
Penalty Minutes: 505 (9)
Assists: 211 (29)
SH Goals: 5 (12)
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 173 (10)
Shots Against: 1766 (7)
PK%: 78.5% (23)
Penalty Minutes: 420 (22)
Shutouts: 1 (30)
Sv%: 0.902 (19)
Injuries
Date Player Status
4/20 A. Roussel Lower-body injury - left game (day-to-day)
3/13 J. Beagle Undisclosed injury (IR)
3/4 E. Pettersson Upper-body injury (IR)
2/11 J. Bailey Upper-body injury - left game (IR)
1/3 M. Ferland Concussion (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/12 K. Lind Designated for assignment Taxi squad
5/11 K. Lind Called up from minors from taxi squad
5/11 K. Lind Designated for assignment Taxi squad
5/9 W. Lockwood Designated for assignment Taxi squad
5/9 Z. MacEwen Suspension Over
5/7 Z. MacEwen Suspended One game by NHL for kneeing
5/3 T. Graovac Called up from minors from taxi squad
5/3 J. Rathbone Called up from minors from taxi squad
5/1 J. Gadjovich Designated for assignment Taxi squad
5/1 J. Virtanen Suspended Indefinitely by team
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