Sharks Down Calgary 4-3 - Match Report
The Flames came up short Friday against the Sharks, falling 4-3 in a shootout.
San Jose was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Ryane Clowe, who beat Miikka Kiprusoff in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for San Jose. Kyle Wellwood, Ryane Clowe, and Devin Setoguchi each scored for the Sharks in the victory. Setoguchi opened the scoring for San Jose, finding the back of the net at 3:34 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Logan Couture.
Antti Niemi stopped 21 of 24 Calgary shots in the victory.
Calgary got goals from Niklas Hagman, Anton Babchuk, and David Moss in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 30 of 33 shots for the Flames, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 0-for-2, while the Flames were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
San Jose outshot Calgary 33-24 in the game.
San Jose looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Avalanche. The Flames will aim to get back on the winning track vs St. Louis.