Game Day Blog - Sharks @ Flames - 3/13/2012

Tuesday, 03.13.2012 / 5:15 PM
By Alex Aragon - Staff Writer / The Daily Chomp
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Game Day Blog - Sharks @ Flames - 3\/13\/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:

NIEMI GETS THIRD START IN FOUR NIGHTS
Mercury News beat writer David Pollak reports that it will be Antti Niemi once again in goal, his third start in four nights, including quotes from Head Coach Todd McLellan on his decision.
[ Working the Corners ]

WINGELS OUT, OTHERWISE NO OTHER LINEUP CHANGES
CSN Sharks Insider Kevin Kurz reports that forward Tommy Wingels (undicslosed) will miss Tuesday night's game in Calgary with an unspecified injury. Beyond one of the scratched forwards that will start in Wingels' spot, Kurz reports that there will be no other lineup changes.
[ Sharks Talk ]

BEHIND ENEMY LINES
CalgaryFlames.com writer Torie Peterson previews Tuesday's battle for 8th seed in the Wester Conference playoff picture including milestones within reach, projected line combinations and an update on injured forward Blake Comeau and his possible return.
[ Morning Skate Report ]

SHARKS AND FLAMES PREVIEW
NHL.com writer Frank Mentesana previews Tuesday's game, 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 x - ANA 78 49 22 7 227 216 105
2 x - NSH 78 47 22 9 224 193 103
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 77 45 27 5 224 208 95
7 CGY 77 42 28 7 229 204 91
8 WPG 77 39 26 12 217 204 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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