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January 11, 2017 – San Jose Sharks @ Calgary Flames

Current Record: 25-14-2

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Current Record: 22-19-2

Watch the game at 7:30 pm on Sportsnet West or listen on the radio on Sportsnet 960.

The Calgary Flames take on the San Jose Sharks tonight at 7:30 PM on Sportsnet, Sportsnet One, and Sportsnet 960 The Fan. The Flames (22-19-2) are currently riding a one-game losing streak, following a defeat against the Canucks in Vancouver on Monday. Chad Johnson will make his third straight start tonight, entering the contest having split his last two games (both against Vancouver). Johnson has a 14-9-1 record, a 2.27 GAA, and a .922 save percentage. San Jose (25-14-2) enters tonight’s game atop the Pacific Division with 52 points. Tonight marks the third of five meetings between these two clubs this season — the Flames defeated the Sharks 3-2 on November 3, and lost 4-1 at their hands on December 20.

Projected Flames Lines

Forwards

Johnny Gaudreau Sean Monahan Alex Chiasson
Kris Versteeg Sam Bennett Micheal Ferland
Matthew Tkachuk Mikael Backlund Michael Frolik
Lance Bouma Matt Stajan Garnet Hathaway

Defence

Mark Giordano Dougie Hamilton
T.J. Brodie Dennis Wideman
Jyrki Jokipakka Deryk Engelland

Starting Goalie: Chad Johnson

Scratches
(Including Injured Players)

  • Freddie Hamilton ()
  • Troy Brouwer ()
  • Brett Kulak ()
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