Postgame: Sunday Fun-Day

Pat Steinberg
October 24 2010 09:24PM

Calgary Flames Rene Bourque celebrates his second goal of the night during the first period of their NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks in Calgary, Alberta, October 24, 2010. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)


Is there a better way to start a five game home stand than with an absolutely dominant performance over one of the NHL's elite regular season teams?  That's exactly what happened Sunday night as the Flames blew away the San Jose Sharks by a 4-0 score, a game that was over after twenty minutes, and a game that gives Calgary a 5-3 record on the season.

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Flames Scoring Chances - Game 8 versus San Jose

Kent Wilson
October 24 2010 08:38PM

Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 20113

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Game No.8: We Want 10! We Want 10!

Kent Wilson
October 24 2010 05:28PM


The gamethread's title was the now infamous chant we all heard in the Shark tank last, during what was likely the most humiliating loss the Flames have suffered in recent memory. The subliminal message layered beneath the Sharks fans non-too-subte mockery was perhaps the more devastating one, however: you're not up to our level, son.

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FGD: Welcome Home

Pat Steinberg
October 24 2010 01:49PM

The Calgary Flames open up a five game home stand tonight against a pretty darn tough opponent, welcoming the San Jose Sharks to the Scotiabank Saddledome (6pm, Sportsnet Flames and The FAN 960).  Calgary is coming off their best offensive display of the young season, a 6-2 win Friday on the road in Columbus.

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Gameday Preview: San Jose

Robert Cleave
October 24 2010 10:08AM


San Jose Sharks' Joe Pavelski (L) and Ryane Clowe celebrate a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the third period of their NHL hockey game in Edmonton October 23, 2010.  REUTERS/Dan Riedlhuber (CANADA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)   TEMPLATE OUT



The Flames get a look at one of the conference finalists this evening as the Sharks make their first appearance of the season in Calgary. As with Detroit a few nights ago, it's a team that spent its summer seeming to gain ground on the conference by running in place.


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