Flames vs Sharks – 8:00 – TSN & NBC Sports Network

February 8th, 2012 | Posted in Game Day
By: Mike Fawcett

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24-22-7

55 points – 12th in the West

VS

29-15-6

64 points – 3rd in the West


Team Stat Comparison
Calgary Category San Jose
10-14-5 Home/Road Record 17-8-2
5-3-2 Last 10 5-4-1
OT 1 Streak Lost 1
126 Goals 145
144 Goals Against 117
18.0% 12th PP% 18.9% 7th
31 PP Goals 32
4 SH Goals Against 3
84.0% 9th PK% 78.6% 26th
28 PP Goals Allowed 30
0 SH Goals 3
545 PIM 519
45.1% 30th Face Off % 53.2% 2nd

 

Goaltenders
Calgary
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Miikka Kipprusoff 46 23 102 2.29 3 1181 0.920
Leland Irving 4 1 13 3.66 0 128 0.908
Henrik Karlsson 6 0 18 3.48 0 154 0.895
San Jose
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Antti Niemi 39 22 88 2.29 4 991 0.918
Thomas Greiss 12 7 24 1.98 0 298 0.925

 

Team Leaders
Calgary Category San Jose
Jarome Iginla 42 Points Joe Thornton 44
Jarome Iginla 20 Goals Logan Coutoure 22
Olli Jokinen 28 Assists Joe Thornton 33
Roman Horak +4 +/- Marc-Edouard Vlasic +17
Tim Jackman 66 PIM Brad Winchester 71
Jarome Iginla 4 Game Winning Goals Patrick Marleau 7
Jarome Iginla 168 Shots Dan Boyle 165
Tim Jackman 122 Hits Jamie McGinn 115
Scott Hannan 86 Blocked Shots Marc-Edouard Vlasic 108
Jarome Iginla 56 Missed Shots Joe Pavalski 78

 

Injuries
Calgary
Curtis Glencross LW 01/18/2012 is on injured reserve and will miss at least six weeks IR left MCL
David Moss RW 11/13/2011 is on injured reserve and is out indefinitely IR ankle
Derek Smith D 12/30/2011 is on injured reserve and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks IR high right ankle sprain
Lee Stempniak RW 02/01/2012 is expected to miss six weeks Out high ankle sprain
San Jose
Jason Demers D 01/25/2012 is on injured reserve IR charley horse
Martin Havlat RW 12/18/2011 is on injured reserve and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks IR left hamstring surgery
Tommy Wingels C 01/20/2012 is on injured reserve IR upper bod
Matchup
Calgary
Flames are 4-1 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest.
Flames are 6-18 in their last 24 vs. Pacific.
Flames are 2-7 in their last 9 road games.
Flames are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings in San Jose.
San Jose
Sharks are 13-3 in their last 16 games playing on 3 or more days rest.
Sharks are 8-3 in their last 11 Wednesday games.
Sharks are 37-17 in their last 54 home games.

 

Past 10 Meetings
Date Visitor Home
01-24-12 San Jose 1 Calgary 0
01-17-12 Calgary 1 San Jose 2 (SO)
03-23-11 Calgary 3 San Jose 6
02-25-11 San Jose 4 Calgary 3 (SO)
11-13-10 Calgary 3 San Jose 4
10-24-10 San Jose 0 Calgary 4
04-06-10 San Jose 2 Calgary 1
03-19-10 San Jose 3 Calgary 4
01-18-10 Calgary 1 San Jose 9
12-05-09 Calgary 2 San Jose 1

 

HD’s Gut Feeling
Miikka is still attempting to be the 27th goalie in NHL history to collect 300th regular-season victories. What better time than vs his old team? 2-1 – Iginla & Kolanos

 

Projected Lines
Alex Tanguay Olli Jokinen Jarome Iginla
Mike Cammalleri Blair Jones Blake Comeau
Lance Bouma Mikael Backlund Krys Kolanos
Tom Kostopoulos Matt Stajan Tim Jackman
Projected Pairings
Jay Bouwmeester Chris Butler
Mark Giorfdano Scott Hannan
TJ Brodie Cory Sarich
Projected Starting Goaltender
Miikka Kiprusoff

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