The San Jose Sharks host the Calgary Flames at home where they have a perfect 4-0-0 record. They enter tonight’s game coming off a 3-2 loss to the Arizona Coyotes.
The Calgary Flames have had an up-and-down season so far. They have a middle-of-the-road record of 2-2-1 as the road team.
While neither team has any injury issues, the Flames are missing Ladislav Smid (neck) from their line-up.
|San Jose Sharks||Calgary Flames||Advantage|
|2nd in Pacific||Div. Standing||5th in Pacific||Sharks|
|6-4-0||Last 10 Games||4-5-1||Sharks|
|22.6% (13th)||Power Play||9.8% (28th)||Sharks|
|85.7% (10th)||Penalty Kill||72.3% (28th)||Sharks|
San Jose Sharks Projected Line-Up
Mikkel Boedker – Joe Thornton – Joe Pavelski
Joonas Donskoi – Logan Couture – Joel Ward
Patrick Marleau – Tomas Hertl – Melker Karlsson
Micheal Haley – Chris Tierney – Tommy Wingels
Marc-Edouard Vlasic – Justin Braun
Paul Martin – Brent Burns
Brenden Dillon – David Schlemko
Martin Jones (confirmed starter)
Calgary Flames Projected Line-Up
Johnny Gaudreau – Sean Monahan – Alex Chiasson
Kris Versteeg – Sam Bennett – Troy Brouwer
Matthew Tkachuk – Mikael Backlund – Michael Frolik
Lance Bouma – Matt Stajan – Michael Ferland
Mark Giordano – T.J. Brodie
Brett Kulak – Deryk Engelland
Jyrki Jokipakka – Dougie Hamilton
Chad Johnson (confirmed starter)
Keys to the Game
Put the work boots on early. Sixty minute effort. Nothing less.
Better Job at Cashing In
Put more goals up on the board. Cash in those second and third chances. Only way to win hockey games is if you score more than the opponents.