The Calgary Flames haven't advanced to the postseason in three years.
That playoff drought, as well as their losing streak, will likely continue if they don't start putting the puck in the back of the net with more regularity.
Calgary goes for its first victory in four games on Thursday night when the Minnesota Wild try to avoid a fifth straight loss in this Northwest Division rivalry.
Three points off the playoff pace last season after finishing tied for ninth in the Western Conference in 2010, the Flames (34-26-14) are in danger of missing the postseason again with three losses in a row following a season-best five-game win streak.
Calgary has points in 19 of 23 games, but it's locked in a tight race with Colorado, Los Angeles, Phoenix and San Jose for the final two playoff spots.
The Flames will have little chance to grab either berth if their offense doesn't improve. They've scored once in each of the last three contests after averaging 4.2 in the five that preceded this sk...