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NHL Predictions: March 29 Including Calgary Flames vs Colorado Avalanche

Calgary Flames vs Colorado Avalanche

Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s featured game is the Calgary Flames vs Colorado Avalanche.

NHL Predictions with Calgary Flames vs Colorado Avalanche

Calgary Flames vs Colorado Avalanche

Head-to-Head: Avalanche 1-1 Flames

The last time the two teams played each other, the Avalanche won 3-0 on March 13. Before that, the Flames won 4-3 in overtime.

The Flames come into the game on a two-game winning streak, including a 9-5 thriller over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. Johnny Gaudreau leads both teams in points with 90 in 65 games. Matthew Tkachuk is next with 82 points in 65 games.

The Avalanche lost their last game to the Wild in overtime. Nazem Kadri leads Colorado in points with 81 in 63 games. Mikko Rantanen has 78 points in 63 games.

This is a matchup of the two best teams in the Western Conference. The Avalanche lead the Central Division and the league with 98 points in 66 games. The Flames lead the Pacific Division with 88 points in 65 games. Expect this game to feel like a playoff game. It just might be a preview of a playoff series to come.

Prediction: 3-2 OT Avalanche

Nashville Predators vs Ottawa Senators

Head-to-Head: Predators 0-0 Senators

This is the first of two matchups between Nashville and Ottawa this season.

The Predators won their last game against the Flyers. The Predators are led by Roman Josi, who has 81 points in 64 games. Matt Duchene has 67 points in 62 games, and Filip Forsberg has 65 points in 53 games.

The Senators managed to get a point against the Florida Panthers, one of the league’s best teams, in their last game. Captain Brady Tkachuk leads the team with 46 points in 62 games. Tim Stutzle is second with 39 points in 64 games, and Joshua Norris has 38 points in 49 games.

The Western Conference playoff race is tight, but the Predators are currently in a spot. The Senators, however, won’t make the playoffs.

Prediction: 4-1 Predators

Minnesota Wild vs Philadelphia Flyers

Head-to-Head: Wild 1-0 Flyers

The last time the two teams played, the Wild won 5-4 on March 3. Kevin Fiala and Ryan Hartman each had two points for Minnesota. This is the second and last matchup between the two teams this season.

The Wild come into the game on a six-game winning streak. Kirill Kaprizov leads Minnesota with 81 points in 63 games. Mats Zuccarello is next with 67 points in 56 games.

The Flyers have lost their past two games. Cam Atkinson leads Philadelphia with 50 points in 66 games. Travis Konecny has 43 points in 63 games.

The Minnesota Wild are in second place in the Central Division, while the Flyers will most likely miss the playoffs.

Prediction: 3-1 Wild

Anaheim Ducks vs Dallas Stars

Head-to-Head: Ducks 0-0 Stars

This is the first game of two straight between the two teams and the first of three matchups this season.

The Stars lost their last game to the Vancouver Canucks. Joe Pavelski and Jason Robertson lead the team in points. Pavelski has 66 points in 64 games, and Robertson has 60 points in 56 games.

The Ducks have lost their past nine games. Troy Terry leads the Ducks in points He has 53 points in 61 games. Trevor Zegras is next. He has 47 points in 60 games.

Both teams are looking to make it into the playoffs as a wild-card team, but Dallas has a lot better chance. The Stars have 75 points in 64 games, and the Ducks have 65 points in 67 games.

Prediction: 3-2 Stars

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