Flames vs Sharks – 8:00 – HNiC

October 19th, 2013 | Posted in Game Takes
By: Mike Fawcett

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3 – 1 – 2

8 Points, ranked # 9 in the West

VS

6 – 0 – 1

13 Points, Ranked # 1 in the West


Team Stat Comparison
 CALGARY Category  SAN JOSE
1-1-1 Home/Road Record 2-0-1
3-1-2 Last 10 6-0-1
LOST 1 Streak OT 1
20 Goals 33
20 Goals Against 13
18.2 % Ranked # 16 PP% 22.9 % Ranked # 11
4 PP Goals 8
0 SH Goals Against 0
71.4 % Ranked # 28 PK% 85.7 % Ranked # 6
4 PP Goals Allowed 3
1 SH Goals 1
50 PIM 88
43.4 % Ranked # 29 Face Off % 52 % Ranked # 10

 

Goaltenders
Calgary
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Joey MacDonald 5 3 15 2.99 0 123 0.891
Karri Ramo 1 0 4 3.69 0 35 0.897
 SAN JOSE
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Jonas Hiller 3 3 4 1.30 1 94 0.959
Viktor Fasth 2 1 8 4.00 0 38 0.826

 

Team Leaders
Calgary Category  SAN JOSE
Jiri Hudler – 8 Points Tomas Hertl – Patrick Marleau – Logan Couture – Joe Thornton – 9
Sean Monahan – 4 Goals Tomas Hertl – 7
Jiri Hudler – 5 Assists Joe Thornton – 8
Jiri Hudler – Kris Russell – 4 +/- Marc-Edouard Vlasic – Justin Braun – 9
Tim Jackman – 15 PIM Matt Pelech – 22
Curtis Glencross – 2 Game Winning Goals 6 tied with – 1
Lee Stempniak – 26 Shots Patrick Marleau – 34
Dennis Wideman – 13 Hits Tommy Wingels – 21
Chris Butler – 14 Blocked Shots Matt Irwin – 13
Dennis Wideman – 12 Missed Shots Joe Pavelski – 15

 

Injuries
Calgary
Mike Cammalleri RW 09/26/2013 is on injured reserve IR bruised hand
David Jones LW 10/09/2013 is on injured reserve IR upper body
Matt Stajan C 10/04/2013 is on injured reserve Out bruised leg
 SAN JOSE
Dan Boyle D 10/19/2013 is doubtful for Saturday’s game against Calgary Doubtful upper body
Adam Burish RW 10/15/2013 is on injured reserve IR lower body
Marty Havlat LW 10/03/2013 is out indefinitely Out groin surgery
Raffi Torres LW 09/23/2013 is on injured reserve and is expected to miss 3-5 months IR right knee surgery

 

Matchup
Calgary
Flames are 0-5 in their last 5 vs. Western Conference.
Flames are 3-7 in the last 10 meetings.
SAN JOSE
Sharks are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in San Jose.
Sharks are 6-1 in their last 7 overall.

 

Past 10 Meetings
Visitor Category Home
04-05-13 Calgary 1 San Jose 2
03-06-13 San Jose 1 Calgary 4
01-20-13 San Jose 4 Calgary 1
03-13-12 San Jose 2 Calgary 3 (OT)
02-08-12 Calgary 4 San Jose 3
01-24-12 San Jose 1 Calgary 0
01-17-12 Calgary 1 San Jose 2
02-23-11 Calgary 3 San Jose 6
2251111-13-10 San Jose 4 Calgary 3
02-11-11 Calgary 3 San Jose 4

 

HD’s Gut Feeling
First HNiC game of the season, time to get back in the win column and prove we are not the joke team everyone predicted us to be at the start of the season (that distinction still belongs to Edmonton). Flames win 4-3 – Hudler, Monahan, Backlund & Brodie.

 

Projected Lines
Curtis Glencross Mikael Backlund Lee Stempniak
TJ Galiardi Joe Colborne Lance Bouma
Sven Baertschi Sean Monahan Jiri Hudler
Tim Jackman Ben Street Brian McGrattan
Projected Pairings
Mark Giordano TJ Brodie
Kris Russell Dennis Wideman
Chris Butler Shane O’Brien
Projected Starting Goaltender
Kari Ramo

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