Flames begin four-game road trip at St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (Ticker) — Captain Jarome Iginla and the Calgary
Flames will visit the St. Louis Blues on Friday, kicking off a
tough four-game road trip.

After the Blues, the Flames will face the New York Rangers,
Montreal Canadiens and Detroit Red Wings on the road. The
Rangers and Canadiens both made the Eastern Conference
semifinals last season and the Red Wings won the Stanley Cup.

Calgary will also have to rebound from a 3-1 loss to the Dallas
Stars on Tuesday, which snapped a three-game winning streak.
Despite the setback, the Flames have won five of their last

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As usual, Iginla leads the Flames in virtually every offensive
category. He has 12 goals and 17 assists, ranking eighth in the
NHL in points.

The Blues, who have lost three of their previous four contests,
are trying to bounce back from a shutout loss to the Minnesota
Wild. St. Louis managed just 22 shots during Wednesday’s 4-0

It was the end of a winning streak for goaltender Chris Mason,
who suffered his first loss since November 12.