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Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Returns to practice
Markstrom (illness) was back at practice Wednesday, Derek Wills of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Markstrom was originally expected to play versus the Golden Knights on Tuesday but was forced to sit out due to illness. With the backstops returning to practice, he should be the favorite to get the starting nod against Dallas on Thursday. In his last five outings, the 33-year-old Swede went 3-1-1 with a 2.97 GAA and .908 save percentage.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Out Monday
Markstrom (illness) will not be available Monday against Vegas.
Markstrom was slated to start but will be held out of the contest while he deals with the flu. The Flames' next contest is Thursday against the Stars. Dan Vladar will get the start Monday.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Tending twine Monday
Markstrom will protect the home net Monday against Vegas, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Markstrom has won four his past six outings (4-1-1), including a 24-save effort against Dallas on Friday in a 7-4 victory. He has posted a 5-7-2 record this season with a 2.93 GAA and a .901 save percentage through 14 games played. Vegas ranks 18th in the league with 3.14 goals per contest this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Earns comeback win
Markstrom allowed four goals on 28 shots in Friday's 7-4 win over the Stars.
Markstrom gave up all four goals over the first two periods, but the Flames were able to bail him out in the third. This is the third outing in a row in which he's let four pucks in, and the first time he's won in that span. The 33-year-old improved to a 5-7-2 record, but his GAA is up to 2.93 while his save percentage dipped to .901. The Flames are back in action Saturday in Colorado, and it's likely Dan Vladar will get the nod for that contest.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Draws start Friday
Markstrom will be stationed between the pipes for Friday's game in Dallas, Brendan Parker of Flames TV reports.
Markstrom has stopped 70 shots over his last two outings but he's lost both starts and given up eight goals during that stretch. He had allowed just five total goals while winning his previous three outings. On the year, Markstrom owns a lackluster .904 save percentage and 2.85 GAA while going 4-7-2 over 13 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Turns aside 41 shots in road loss
Markstrom allowed four goals on 45 shots in a 4-2 road loss on Wednesday against the Predators.
Markstrom allowed a shorthanded goal to Colton Sissons to get off to a difficult start, and he just never seemed to find his footing. The 33-year-old Swedish veteran has coughed up four goals in each of his past two starts, although he has still won three of his six November starts. He'll look to get back on track Friday night in the Metroplex against the Stars. He allowed four goals on 30 shots in a 4-3 loss against Dallas on Nov. 1 in Calgary.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Guarding goal Wednesday
Markstrom will protect the road goal Wednesday versus the Predators, Brendan Parker of Flames TV reports.
Markstrom has won three of his last four outings, allowing nine goals over that span. The Predators are averaging 3.06 goals per game this season, ranking 20th in the league, making this a solid matchup for the Swede.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Game showing improvement
Markstrom made 29 saves in a 5-4 shootout loss to the Islanders on Saturday.
Markstrom had won three consecutive games before Saturday. He may have been the best Flames player on the ice, making several 10-bell saves that allowed his team to ultimately tie the game and force overtime. Overall, Markstrom has a 2.75 GAA and .903 save percentage through 12 games played this season.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Guarding home crease Saturday
Markstrom is expected to start at home against the Islanders on Saturday, per Andrew Gross of Newsday.
Markstrom has won his last three starts while surrendering just five goals on 75 shots (.933 save percentage). It's been a nice change of pace for the 33-year-old goaltender, who overall has a 4-6-1 record, 2.66 GAA and .906 save percentage in 11 outings this year. The Islanders rank 30th offensively with 2.44 goals per game in 2023-24.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Makes 20 saves in win
Markstrom stopped 20 of 22 shots in Thursday's 5-2 win over Vancouver.
After allowing a goal in the first period, Markstrom held the Canucks scoreless until Nils Hoglander's goal midway through the third en route to his third straight win. The 33-year-old Markstrom improved to 4-6-1 with a .906 save percentage this season. Calgary's next game is Saturday at home vs. the Islanders, and it wouldn't be surprising to see the Flames deploy the streaking Markstrom once again.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Facing Canucks
Markstrom will patrol the home crease versus Vancouver on Thursday, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Markstrom has won his last two starts after dropping five straight decisions. Markstrom is 3-6-1 with a 2.72 GAA and .905 save percentage this season. He will face the Canucks, who defeated the Islanders 4-3 in overtime Wednesday.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Wins second straight start
Markstrom made 34 saves in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Canadiens.
A Gustav Lindstrom tally early in the second period was the only puck to get past him, and it needed some help -- the sharp-angle shot went in off Rasmus Andersson. Markstrom has won starts on either side of a two-game absence due to a minor upper-body injury, and they were two of his best efforts of the season. His 3-6-1 record may be rough, but his 2.72 GAA and .905 save percentage could improve rapidly if the 33-year-old netminder is rediscovering his peak form.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Returns to crease Tuesday
Markstrom (upper body) will guard the road net Tuesday against Montreal.
Markstrom will return to crease after missing the past two games due to an upper-body issue. Calgary also sent Dustin Wolf, who was up with the big club on an emergency basis, back to the minors Tuesday. Markstrom has a 2-6-1 record with a 2.91 GAA and an .896 save percentage through nine games this season. The Canadiens sit 23rd in the league this campaign with 2.87 goals per contest.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Unavailable Saturday
Markstrom (upper body) is expected to miss Saturday's road game versus Ottawa, per Brendan Parker of Flames TV.
Markstrom has a 2-6-1 record, 2.91 GAA and .896 save percentage in nine contests this season. This will be the second straight game he's missed due to the injury. Dustin Wolf is expected to start Saturday, and he'll be backed up by Dan Vladar.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Officially ruled out
Markstrom is dealing with an upper-body injury that will keep him out of action against Toronto on Friday, Pierre LeBrun of TSN reports.
Officially labeled day-to-day, Markstrom hasn't been ruled out versus Ottawa on Saturday. Still, if the veteran backstop can't play, Dustin Wolf figures to make his second career NHL start against the Senators. With Markstrom sporting a 2-6-1 record and a 2.91 GAA, he could find himself battling to hold on to his starting job.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Absent from practice again
Markstrom was absent from Friday's game-day skate and hasn't practiced since Tuesday's matchup with Nashville, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.
Markstrom brought a seven-game losing streak to a close with his win over the Predators on Tuesday but appears to have suffered an undisclosed injury along the way. The club hasn't provided any specifics regarding the nature of Markstrom's injury but Dan Vladar is set to start against Toronto on Friday.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Allows two in win
Markstrom stopped 16 of 18 shots in the Flames' 4-2 win over the Predators on Tuesday.
After allowing two goals in the first period, Markstrom was able to settle down and shut the door on the Predators the rest of the way. The Flames offense would score four unanswered goals to earn Markstrom his second win of the season. This win snaps a seven-game losing skid for the Swedish goaltender as he and the Flames look to get on track. Friday against Toronto could mark the next start for Markstrom.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Facing Nashville
Markstrom will protect the home goal Tuesday against Nashville, according to Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan.
Markstrom has posted a mark of 0-6-1 in seven outings since winning Opening Night against Winnipeg. He has recorded a 3.03 GAA and an .897 save percentage through eight games played. The Predators have 32 goals across 11 contests this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Losing streak continues
Markstrom turned aside 26 shots in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Stars.
The Flames have floundered to begin the season, going 2-7-1, and Markstrom is bearing the brunt of it. He's lost seven straight starts, going 0-6-1 with a 3.03 GAA and .892 save percentage over that stretch, but he can't be faulted for Wednesday's defeat as all the pucks that beat him were the result of deflections, screens and defensive breakdowns. First-year Calgary coach Ryan Huska hasn't hinted that Markstrom's starting job is in danger yet -- backup Dan Vladar's numbers have been even worse to begin the year, but prospect Dustin Wolf has gone 4-0-0 with a 2.71 GAA and .921 save percentage through four AHL appearances.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jacob Markstrom: Set to start Wednesday
Markstrom is slated to guard the home net versus Dallas on Wednesday, according to Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan.
Markstrom won his season-opening start, but since then he's posted an 0-5-1 record, 2.86 GAA and .897 save percentage in six outings. Dallas is in a three-way tie for 18th offensively with 3.00 goals per game, but the Stars' strong goaltending has propelled them to a 5-1-1 start. Markstrom struggled against Dallas last year, stopping just 49 of 59 shots (.831 save percentage) over two contests.... See More ... See Less
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