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

Tuesday, 01.24.2012 / 11:20 AM
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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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - ANA 78 49 22 7 227 216 105
2 x - NSH 77 47 22 8 220 188 102
3 STL 76 46 23 7 229 190 99
4 CHI 76 46 24 6 217 176 98
5 MIN 76 44 25 7 219 186 95
6 VAN 76 44 27 5 219 204 93
7 CGY 77 42 28 7 229 204 91
8 WPG 76 39 25 12 215 201 90
9 LAK 76 37 25 14 201 192 88
10 DAL 77 37 30 10 239 248 84
11 SJS 76 37 30 9 212 215 83
12 COL 76 35 29 12 206 213 82
13 EDM 76 23 40 13 185 255 59
14 ARI 77 23 46 8 161 256 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 76 36 31 9 67
L. Couture 76 25 37 -4 62
J. Thornton 72 14 48 -5 62
B. Burns 76 16 40 -6 56
P. Marleau 76 17 36 -17 53
T. Wingels 69 15 20 -5 35
T. Hertl 76 12 17 -2 29
M. Nieto 66 8 16 -11 24
M. Vlasic 70 9 14 12 23
J. Braun 65 1 22 6 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Stalock 7 7 2 .905 2.55
A. Niemi 29 22 7 .914 2.62
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