Markstrom kicked out 19 of 21 shots in a 6-2 win over the Canucks in Wednesday's season finale.
Markstrom was untouchable outside of goals by Bo Horvat and J.T. Miller during a 58-second stretch midway through the second period. The 31-year-old Markstrom enjoyed a four-game winning streak to close out the season and actually enjoyed a steady final two months, holding opponents to two goals or fewer in 12 of his last 15 starts. He finished his first season in Calgary with a 22-19-2 record along with a 2.66 GAA and .904 save percentage.
Markstrom will patrol the crease at home for the season finale against the Canucks on Wednesday, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
With Wednesday's start, Markstrom will finish second in the league in games played this season (43) behind Winnipeg's Connor Hellebuyck. The 31-year-old netminder reached the 20-win threshold for the fourth consecutive campaign while also registering a 2.67 GAA, his best since 2016-17 when he was with Vancouver.
Markstrom allowed five goals on 35 shots in Sunday's 6-5 overtime win over the Canucks.
Markstrom let a four-goal lead slip away in the third period, but the Flames were able to recover in time for a win in overtime. The 31-year-old improved to 21-19-2 with a 2.67 GAA and a .904 save percentage in 42 contests. The Flames' last two games of the season are also against the Canucks in a back-to-back Tuesday and Wednesday -- Markstrom will likely start at least one.
Markstrom will guard the crease for Sunday's road game against Vancouver, Derek Wills of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Sunday will be Markstrom's 15th consecutive appearance. He's gone 8-6-0 with a strong 2.02 GAA and .917 save percentage over his last 14 games. The 31-year-old has been great against the Canucks, registering a .938 save percentage and a 2.07 GAA alongside a 5-2-0 record during the season series.
Markstrom gave up one goal on 25 shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Canucks.
Markstrom allowed a goal to Matthew Highmore 1:02 into the game, but the Swedish goalie was perfect after that. The 31-year-old Markstrom has a 20-19-2 record with a 2.62 GAA and a .906 save percentage through 41 contests. The Flames' last three games are all against the Canucks, although it remains to be seen how often Markstrom is deployed with nothing but pride on the line.
Markstrom will get the starting nod at home versus Vancouver on Thursday, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Markstrom will be making his 14th consecutive appearance in the crease for the Flames after posting a 7-6-0 record and 2.09 GAA in his last 13 outings. After Thursday's contest, Calgary has three games left on the schedule, including a back-to-back to close out the season, which means the 31-year-old backstop will be well poised to reach the 20-win mark for the fourth straight year.
Markstrom stopped 19 of 20 shots in Sunday's 6-1 win over the Senators.
Markstrom was solid when called upon Sunday, although the Flames' offense was the star of the contest. The 31-year-old goalie improved to 19-19-2 with a 2.66 GAA and a .905 save percentage in 40 appearances. The Flames are off again until Thursday, at which time Markstrom will likely be back between the pipes against the Canucks.
Markstrom is expected to start Sunday's game against the Senators, Pat Steinberg of Flames Radio reports.
Marsktrom didn't participate in Sunday's optional morning skate but is expected to get the nod in net since Calgary's other goalie options were working with the scratches. The 6-foot-6 Swede gave up four goals to the Oilers on Wednesday after holding nine of his previous 10 opponents to no more than two goals. He'll look to get back on track against a Senators team that's just 9-17-1 on the road, though Ottawa is 8-1-1 in its last 10 games overall.
Markstrom gave up four goals on 19 shots in Wednesday's 4-0 loss to the Jets.
Markstrom and the Flames fell behind just 1:09 into the game on an Adam Lowry goal. After that, the Jets proved efficient with their chances, and Markstrom suffered his third loss in his last four starts. The Swede dropped to 18-19-2 with a 2.70 GAA and a .904 save percentage in 39 appearances. The Flames are off until Sunday versus the Senators, so Markstrom should be well-rested if he gets that start.
Markstrom will guard the home cage during Wednesday's game versus the Jets, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Markstrom was solid in his last start Saturday against the Oilers, turning aside 25 of 27 shots, but he still ultimately suffered his 20th loss of the season due to weak goal support from his teammates. The 31-year-old backstop will attempt to get back in the win column in a home matchup with a free-falling Winnipeg team that's lost seven straight games.
Markstrom allowed two goals on 27 shots in Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Oilers. The last two goals were empty-netters.
The Oilers used Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl on the same line, and Markstrom wasn't able to silence them for a second straight game. The Swede dropped to 18-18-2 with a 2.67 GAA and a .906 save percentage in 38 appearances this season. The Flames haven't been mathematically eliminated from playoff contention, but their hopes are dimming -- Markstrom could see a lighter workload once they are officially out of the running.
Markstrom is in line to start between the pipes in Saturday's road matchup with the Oilers, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Markstrom was razor sharp in his last start Thursday versus Edmonton, stopping 30 of 31 shots en route to a 3-1 win. The 31-year-old goaltender will try to secure his 19th victory of the season in a rematch with the same Oilers squad Saturday.
Markstrom made 30 saves on 31 shots in Thursday's 3-1 win over the Oilers.
The only goal against Markstrom came on a first-period shot by James Neal. The 31-year-old Markstrom improved to 18-17-2 with a 2.68 GAA and a .905 save percentage in 37 appearances. The Swede will likely be in goal again for Saturday's rematch with the Oilers, and fantasy managers will want a similar performance.
Markstrom will guard the road goal during Thursday's matchup with the Oilers, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Markstrom was solid in his last start Monday versus Montreal, stopping 22 of 24 shots, but he ultimately suffered his 19th loss of the season due to insufficient goal support from his teammates. The 31-year-old netminder will try to get back in the win column in a tough road matchup with an Edmonton team that's averaging 3.48 goals per game at home this campaign, seventh in the NHL.
Markstrom turned aside 22 shots in Monday's 2-1 loss to the Canadiens.
The 31-year-old netminder allowed two goals or less for the eighth straight start, but Markstrom didn't get enough offensive support to record his sixth win during that stretch. The hot streak has helped steady his ratios on the season, but Markstrom still carries a fairly mediocre 2.73 GAA and .903 save percentage.
Markstrom will patrol the crease for Monday's home matchup with the Canadiens.
Markstrom has gone seven straight games allowing three or fewer goals, posting a 1.72 GAA and .925 save percentage in the process. He's faced Montreal four times during that span, going 3-1-0 while allowing seven goals on 99 shots. Still, the 31-year-old is sporting a .903 save percentage and 2.75 GAA in 35 appearances on the year.
Markstrom turned aside 30 of 32 shots in a 5-2 win over Montreal on Saturday.
Markstrom enjoyed a stellar performance on the way to his second consecutive victory against the Canadiens, allowing just a Nick Suzuki rebound goal in the first period and a Tyler Toffoli power-play strike in the second. Markstrom, who improved to 17-16-2 with a 2.75 GAA and .903 save percentage, will likely be back between the pipes Saturday for the series finale against the Habs.
Markstrom will start in Saturday's home game versus the Canadiens, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
Markstrom won Friday's game versus the Canadiens, stopping 18 of 20 shots. He's been outstanding against the Habs this season with a 5-1-0 record and a .952 save percentage, so the Flames will go back to him on the second half of back-to-back games. The Canadiens have posted a 2-4-0 record over the last six games while averaging 1.7 goals.
Markstrom allowed two goals on 20 shots in Friday's 4-2 win over the Canadiens.
Markstrom picked up his fifth win in six appearances over Montreal, although he didn't face a lot of pucks in this contest. The 31-year-old Swede improved to 16-16-2 with a 2.77 GAA and a .902 save percentage in 34 games overall. It's not out of the question for Markstrom to start back-to-back games -- the Flames are desperate for points in the playoff chase, so he could start again Saturday versus the Canadiens. If not, Louis Domingue would likely get the nod.
Markstrom will get the starting nod for Friday's home contest against the Canadiens, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Markstrom will make his seventh straight start for Calgary on Friday, going 3-3-0 with a 2.18 GAA over his previous six outings. The 31-year-old is sporting a 2.80 GAA and .902 save percentage in his 33 appearances this season. However, he's dominated the Canadiens with a 4-1-0 record while allowing just five goals in 127 shots during their season series.
|Last 7 Games|
|05/19||vs VAN||W 6-2||1||2||19||21|
|05/16||@ VAN||W 6-5 (OT)||1||5||30||35|
|05/13||vs VAN||W 4-1||1||1||24||25|
|05/09||vs OTT||W 6-1||1||1||19||20|
|05/05||vs WPG||L 0-4||1||4||15||19|
|05/01||@ EDM||L 1-4||1||2||25||27|
|04/29||@ EDM||W 3-1||1||1||30||31|
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