The Calgary Flames beat the San Jose Sharks by an 8-5 score on Monday night. Here are selected reactions from players and coaches following the game.
You figured that the third and sixth highest scoring teams in the league would give us some fireworks on New Year’s Eve. 8-5, though?
Folks, all indications are that the Calgary Flames will be heading outdoors in 2019. But the Flames’ return to the great outdoors will be taking place in a fairly unique circumstances: October in Regina, Saskatchewan.
It took almost half the season, but at long last, Michael Frolik scored his first assist of the season – and the 200th of his career.
The Calgary Flames (23-12-3, 50 points) have had an up-and-down 2018. But they head into their last game of the calendar in first place in the Pacific Division. If they want to finish 2018 in first place they’ll need a strong performance against the San Jose Sharks (21-12-7, 49 points), who sit one point back…
As was likely expected, the Sunday night tweet from Allan Walsh – agent for Calgary Flames forward Michael Frolik – was the main topic of discussion at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Monday morning. While the club prepared to face the San Jose Sharks, head coach Bill Peters and Frolik both responded to Walsh’s comments.
It’s the end of 2018 – let’s move on from our old anxieties and into the new ones, such as what to do about the PP2, how are we ever going to sign Matthew Tkachuk and David Rittich, and many other fun topics.