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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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Mike Smith to start Sunday in San Jose

Calgary Flames netminder David Rittich earned his first career shutout in Saturday night’s victory over the Los Angeles Kings. But his performance hasn’t changed the plans for Mike Smith to play Sunday night’s game against the San Jose Sharks.

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Post-Game: Big Save Dave conquers Kings

On Wednesday night in Anaheim, the Calgary Flames were the better team but were let down by their goaltending. On Saturday night in Los Angeles, they were the better team and also got good goaltending. They shut out the Los Angeles Kings by a 1-0 score at Staples Center.

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FGD 17: A Tinseltown do-over (8pm MT, CBC/SNW/360)

The Calgary Flames (9-6-1, 19 points) played their last game in Southern California after three days off on Wednesday and lost. With two days of rest they’ll try to get a better result when they visit the Los Angeles Kings (5-9-1, 11 points) in another big Pacific Division contest.