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Post-Game: Flames lack bite against Sharks

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.

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Sean Monahan earns 300th career NHL point

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.

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FGD 18: A Bay Area measuring stick (7pm MT, SN360)

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.

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Stockton Heat stop Ontario Reign

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.

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Flames 1, Kings 0 post-game embers: All Hamonic, all Rittich

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.