Game Day Blog - Sharks @ Flames - 1/24/2012

Tuesday, 01.24.2012 / 8:20 AM PT
By Alex Aragon - Staff Writer / The Daily Chomp
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Game Day Blog - Sharks @ Flames - 1\/24\/2012


With the Sharks and the Flames set to face each other on Tuesday night in Calgary, here are the links you need to read before the game:

BURNS OUT, INJURY NOT AS SEVERE AS FEARED
Mercury News beat writer David Pollak reports that Sharks defenseman Brent Burns will be out of the lineup on Tuesday night, but adds that head coach Todd McLellan classified it as 'more of a charley-horse situation' rather than a knee injury.
[ Working the Corners ]

REACTION FROM BURNS
CSN California beat writer Kevin Kurz reports on Burns' injury including quotes from the blueliner on his immediate reaction to the hit and his thoughts on Oilers forward Ales Hemsky. Read his game day blog 'What to Watch for' on Sharks Talk.
[ Sharks Talk ]

TANGUAY SET TO RETURN
Flames Insider Scott Cruickshank reports that left wing Alex Tanguay is set to return to the Calgary lineup after missing 15 games due to a neck injury.
[ Calgary Herald ]

BEHIND ENEMY LINES
CalgaryFlames.com talked with Sharks right wing Joe Pavelski about Monday night's shootout loss in Edmonton and facing Calgary for the second time in a week's time.
[ Flames on Demand ]

SHARKS AND FLAMES PREVIEW
NHL.com writer Brian Compton previews Tuesday's matinee meeting, including trends to watch on both sides of the puck.
[ NHL.com ]

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 51 24 7 228 221 109
2 y - STL 82 51 24 7 239 197 109
3 x - NSH 82 47 25 10 226 202 104
4 x - CHI 82 48 28 6 220 186 102
5 x - VAN 82 48 29 5 236 220 101
6 x - MIN 82 46 28 8 227 198 100
7 x - WPG 82 43 26 13 223 204 99
8 x - CGY 82 45 30 7 237 213 97
9 LAK 82 40 27 15 218 197 95
10 DAL 82 41 31 10 257 257 92
11 COL 82 39 31 12 209 223 90
12 SJS 82 40 33 9 224 226 89
13 EDM 82 24 44 14 193 276 62
14 ARI 82 24 50 8 165 267 56

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 82 37 33 12 70
L. Couture 82 27 40 -6 67
J. Thornton 78 16 49 -4 65
B. Burns 82 17 43 -9 60
P. Marleau 82 19 38 -17 57
T. Wingels 75 15 21 -7 36
T. Hertl 82 13 18 -5 31
M. Nieto 72 10 17 -12 27
M. Karlsson 53 13 11 -3 24
M. Vlasic 70 9 14 12 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 31 23 7 .914 2.59
A. Stalock 8 9 2 .902 2.62
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