The Calgary Flames lost to the San Jose Sharks by a 3-1 score on Sunday night. Here are selected reactions from players and coaches following the game.
The Calgary Flames headed into San Jose to face the Sharks for their second game in a back-to-back stretch on Sunday night. The Sharks weren’t great, but the Flames lacked jump and execution en route to a 3-1 loss to San Jose.
In the second period of the Calgary Flames’ game with the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night, one of their players hit a big career milestone. Sean Monahan’s goal to put the Flames on the board represented his 300th career National Hockey League point.
The Calgary Flames (10-6-1, 21 points) have shown flashes of brilliance through the first 20% of this season. Tonight, we may discover if they’re actually a good hockey team when they face arguably the top Pacific Division squad, the San Jose Sharks (8-6-3, 19 points) in the second half of a back-to-back.
The Heat (4-6-1) returned to Stockton Arena Friday night on a two-game losing streak after dropping a 5-2 decision last Monday in San Jose. So far, this season has not started the way most fans anticipated, so a visit from the lowly Ontario Reign could be the perfect opponent to help right the ship.
I think, after performances like that, it’s worth it to overhype some players, at least a little. Travis Hamonic had his best game as a Flame, and without David Rittich there wouldn’t have been a win. Full credit where credit is due, because those two were amazing – and they’re responsible for another two points.
The Calgary Flames beat the Los Angeles Kings by a 1-0 score on Saturday night. Here are selected reactions from players and coaches following the game.