The Calgary Flames have been inconsistent on the road but far from it when visiting Colorado of late.
The Flames conclude a three-game road trip seeking a seventh consecutive victory over the stumbling Avalanche on Sunday night.
After opening its trek with a 4-1 victory over Detroit on Thursday, Calgary (5-6-1) surrendered a season-high 44 shots during Friday's 2-1 loss to Buffalo.
The Flames have alternated wins and losses away from home this season, going 2-3-0, but they've won five straight road games over Colorado by a 20-7 score. Before this run, Calgary had never won more than two straight in Denver.
Another factor in the Flames' favor is that the Avalanche (7-5-1) own the league's worst home record at 1-4-0, getting held to six goals.
Calgary has allowed only one goal in its opponents' 17 power-play opportunities through five road games but has been outshot by 47.
Backup Henrik Karlsson made a career-high 42 saves Friday, but Calgary went 0 for 3 on the power play and c...