The Calgary Flames beat the San Jose Sharks by a 5-3 score on Sunday night. Here are selected reactions from players and coaches following the game.
The Calgary Flames took care of their own business on Sunday evening at the SAP Center. Needing a win to clinch first in the Pacific Division and Western Conference, the Flames were full marks in a thorough 5-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks.
The Calgary Flames are officially the best in the West. By way of their win on Sunday night over the San Jose Sharks, the Flames have clinched first place in both the Pacific Division and Western Conference.
With the Calgary Flames on the verge of capturing a conference and divisional title, they’ve called in reinforcements. According to Sportsnet’s Eric Francis, the club has recalled defenseman Juuso Valimaki from the American Hockey League’s Stockton Heat.
Welcome to the biggest game of the season (so far).
One win, and the Flames will claim top spot to both the Pacific Division and Western Conference. One win, and they’ll clinch home ice through the first three rounds of the playoffs, should they make it that far. It would be especially dramatic for that win to come against the Sharks.