Talbot stopped 32 of 34 shots in Friday's 3-2 win over the Coyotes.
Talbot had a shaky start, allowing Taylor Hall to score on the first shot of the game, but the 32-year-old goalie settled in nicely after that, earning a third straight win. He improved to 12-10-1 with a 2.63 GAA and a .919 save percentage in 26 appearances. His recent success has helped him steal away some playing time from David Rittich, but whichever goalie starts Sunday's game against the Golden Knights will face a tough task.
Talbot will be between the home pipes Friday against the Coyotes, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Talbot has earned his way back into the crease with a pair of strong performances in his last two outings, surrendering a combined two goals to the Panthers and Blue Jackets on 58 shots. Arizona hasn't lit up the opposing net on the road (2.37 goals per game), so Talbot should have a decent chance to extend his winning streak to three.
Talbot turned aisde 20 shots in a 3-2 overtime win over Columbus on Wednesday.
Talbot fell behind 2-0 just over halfway through the opening period but helped keep things close enough for the Flames to rally. The 32-year-old, who blanked Florida on Sunday, has won back-to-back-starts with a .967 save percentage over those two outings. Talbot owns a 2.70 GAA and .919 save percentage in 24 appearances as David Rittich's backup.
Talbot will guard the home goal during Wednesday's clash with Columbus, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Talbot was unbeatable in his last start Sunday against the Panthers, turning aside all 38 shots he faced en route to an impressive 3-0 road victory. The 32-year-old backstop will attempt to pick up his 11th win of the season in a home matchup with a banged-up Blue Jackets team that's gone 2-3-2 in its last seven games.
Talbot turned aside all 38 shots he faced in Sunday's 3-0 win over the Panthers.
Florida fired double-digit shots at him in every period, but Talbot was more than up to the task. The 32-year-old now has two shutouts in his last five starts dating back to Feb. 13, and on the season Calgary's No. 2 netminder sports a respectable 2.70 GAA and .919 save percentage.
Talbot will start between the pipes in Sunday's road clash versus Florida, Derek Wills of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Talbot will draw his first start since Feb. 21 against Boston, when he allowed four goals on 23 shots in the loss. He's struggled a bit over his past five starts, going 2-3-0 along with a 3.31 GAA and .897 save percentage. The 32-year-old will face a tough test against a Panthers offense that ranks sixth in the league in goals per contest this campaign (3.40).
Talbot surrendered four goals on 23 shots in Friday's 4-3 loss to the Bruins.
Talbot had a 3-1 lead to protect after just 3:23 in the first period, but he leaked two more goals in the opening frame and another in the first minute of the second. That last goal would be it for the offense, which left Talbot with his third loss in his last five games. The 32-year-old has dipped to 9-10-1 with a 2.83 GAA and a .914 save percentage through 23 appearances. The Flames will take to the road when they visit Detroit on Sunday.
Talbot will guard the goal during Friday's home game versus the Bruins, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Talbot wasn't great in his last start Monday against the Ducks, allowing four goals on 30 shots, but he was ultimately able to pick up his ninth win of the season thanks to fantastic goal support from his teammates. The 32-year-old netminder will need to be far better in order to have a shot at securing a second straight victory Friday, as he'll be taking on a sizzling-hot Boston club that's gone 9-1-0 in its last 10 games.
Talbot stopped 26 shots in Monday's 6-4 win over the Ducks.
The veteran goalie was staring at a 3-1 deficit early in the third period, but the Flames erupted for five straight goals to get him into the win column. Talbot has allowed four goals in each of his last two starts following his shutout in Anaheim on Feb. 13, but on the season he carries a solid 2.77 GAA and .917 save percentage.
Talbot will defend the home net Monday versus the Ducks, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.
David Rittich was chased from the last start after letting up four goals on 15 shots, so he'll get a night off while Talbot gets some action. Talbot recorded a 44-save shutout in last Thursday's win over the Ducks, and he'll look to harness a similar effort in the matinee.
Talbot surrendered three goals on 12 shots in Saturday's 8-4 loss to the Blackhawks.
Talbot relieved David Rittich after Alexander Nylander's first tally in the second period. The Flames offense was good enough to get Rittich off the hook, leaving Talbot with the loss. The 32-year-old dropped to 8-9-1 with a 2.65 GAA and a .921 save percentage in 21 appearances. Neither goalie has been hot lately, but interim head coach Geoff Ward may want to turn to Talbot on Monday against the Ducks after he posted a 44-save shutout against them Thursday.
Talbot posted a 44-save shutout in Thursday's 6-0 win over the Ducks.
Talbot's first shutout with the Flames was one to remember, as the Ducks peppered the netminder with pucks, but he dealt with them all accordingly. The 32-year-old improved to 8-8-1 with a 2.57 GAA and a .924 save percentage in 20 games. He could be in line for Saturday's start against the Blackhawks after such a strong performance.
Talbot will defend the net Thursday against the Ducks, Derek Wills of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
David Rittich will take a night off after surrendering four goals at Los Angeles in his last start, opening the door for Talbot to make his second start of the month. Talbot performed decently well in his last one, stopping 32 of the 35 shots he faced, but he was unable to collect his eighth win of the season. He'll get another chance at it versus an Anaheim club tallying 2.88 goals per game since the All-Star break.
Talbot saved 32 of 35 shots in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Predators.
Despite a quick tally from Sam Bennett in the first period, Talbot was playing from behind for most of the contest. The 32-year-old dropped to 7-8-1 with a 2.72 GAA and a .918 save percentage in 19 appearances. Talbot has been a solid backup for David Rittich this year, but the former has now allowed nine goals in his last three appearances (two starts).
Talbot will guard the cage during Thursday's home game versus Nashville, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Talbot hasn't been great recently, posting an 0-0-1 record while registering a sub-par 4.43 GAA and .891 save percentage through his last two appearances. The 32-year-old backstop will attempt to get back on track in a matchup with a Predators squad that's averaging 3.58 goals per game on the road this year, third in the NHL.
Talbot allowed two goals on 21 shots over 16:15 during Saturday's 8-3 loss to the Oilers.
Talbot relieved David Rittich after the latter gave up a fourth goal early in the second period. Near the end of the second period, Talbot took objection to Sam Gagner's contact in the crease, which led to a brawl. The 32-year-old netminder dropped the mitts with the Oilers' Mike Smith. When all was said and done, Talbot had 21 PIM to his name and an ejection. He avoided the decision Saturday, staying at 7-7-1 with a 2.70 GAA and a .919 save percentage in 18 appearances.
Talbot surrendered four goals on 34 shots in a 5-4 shootout loss to the Blues on Tuesday.
The teams traded leads throughout the game, but Talbot allowed both David Perron and Ryan O'Reilly to tally in the shootout. The 32-year-old goalie's four-game winning streak was snapped as he dipped to 7-7-1 with a 2.62 GAA and a .919 save percentage in 17 appearances. Look for David Rittich to start Wednesday's Battle of Alberta showdown against the Oilers.
Talbot will get the starting nod at home against the Blues on Tuesday, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Talbot is undefeated in his previous five outings, as he went 4-0-0 with a 1.87 GAA in those appearances. If the veteran continues to perform well, he could steal a few starts away from David Rittich but is unlikely to take over the No. 1 job in Calgary.
Talbot stopped 29 of 32 shots in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Oilers.
The 32-year-old, who spent parts of four seasons with the Oilers, got a measure of revenge in his first turn against his old team. Talbot has now won four straight games with just eight goals allowed in that span. He's up to 7-7-0 with a 2.54 GAA and a .922 save percentage through 16 appearances. With Talbot on a roll, it's a tough choice for interim head coach Geoff Ward to name a starter for Monday's game in Montreal.
Talbot will patrol the crease for Saturday's tilt against Edmonton, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Talbot will start his third straight game for the Flames and fourth in the last five contests. He's turned aside a whopping 73 of 75 shots combined over his last two outings, earning the win in both. It will be Talbot's first appearance against the Oilers following his four seasons with the franchise.
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