* Including the regular season, the Blackhawks have won all
six meetings between these clubs in 2008-09, outscoring the Flames by a combined
score of 25-11 in those contests. Calgary
has failed to tally more than two goals vs. Chicago
in any of those six losses.
* Chicago has
won nine straight best-of-7 series after winning the first two games (10-2
all-time) and none of those nine series went past five games. The last time the
Blackhawks lost a series after leading 2-0 was when they were defeated in seven
games by Montreal in the 1971
Stanley Cup Final
* The Flames have never won a best-of-7 playoff series after
trailing 0-2 (0-7 series record).
* Calgary is
just 11-11 in its last 22 postseason home games (since 2003-04). The Flames were 18-6-1 at the Pengrowth Saddledome since December 23 - the
best home record of any team in hockey since that date.
* Jarome Iginla had a goal and an assist in Game 2 and has
now registered four multi-point performances in his last seven postseason
contests. Iginla has 26 career playoff goals - tied with Hakan Loob for fourth
place on the Flames all time playoff goals list.
* Nikolai Khabibulin has earned more wins against Calgary
than any other team in his career, posting a 28-8-2
record all-time against the Flames (includes
postseason). Khabibulin is 4-0 with a 1.61 GAA in his last four postseason
starts, with all four starts coming against the Flames (two with Tampa
and two with Chicago