The Calgary Flames played the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday evening in a game that was utterly and completely devoid of meaning in the traditional sense. Zero points were handed out in the standings and neither team is any closer to raising a Stanley Cup. So what value did the Flames get out of the undertaking?
The Calgary Flames will face off against the Winnipeg Jets in a best-of-five Qualifying Round series beginning on Saturday night. The Flames enter the series as a very slight favourite among odds-makers, but there are a few reasons why the Jets could come out on top.
The qualifying round of the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs begin on Saturday in scenic Edmonton, Alberta. The Calgary Flames will face the Winnipeg Jets in a best-of-five series. In such a short series, goaltending will be a huge factor in who advances. Which team has the advantage in net?