Flames Down San Jose 2-1 - Match Report
Calgary needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over San Jose on Monday in NHL action at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Bettors who backed the Flames were rewarded as +160 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Michael Cammalleri, who beat Alex Stalock in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Calgary. Calgary got goals from Joe Colborne in the victory. Colborne opened the scoring at 18:00 of the second period.
Karri Ramo turned in a 33-save effort for the Flames.
James Sheppard scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Karri Ramo.
Alex Stalock stopped 26 of 27 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Calgary scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while San Jose went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Calgary lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 34-27.
Calgary heads into a battle against the Ducks. San Jose, meanwhile, will have their next action against Edmonton.