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 ]