San Jose 4, Calgary 3

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, November 13, 2010 10:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Calgary 7-9-0-0 4-4-0-0 3-5-0-0 L2
San Jose 8-5-2-0 5-2-2-0 3-3-0-0 W2

Recap

Rookie Logan Couture scored a goal and set up two others to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 4-3 victory over the visiting Calgary Flames on Saturday.

Joe Pavelski and Ryane Clowe also had a goal and two assists apiece while captain Joe Thornton added a tally for the Sharks, who improved to 3-0-1 on their five-game homestand.

Captain Jarome Iginla and defenseman Mark Giordano each notched a goal and an assist for Calgary, which finished its four-game road trip at 1-3-0.

After blue-liner Jay Bouwmeester drew Calgary within 3-2 just over nine minutes into the third period, Couture beat Miikka Kiprusoff from the left hash marks with 5:50 remaining to restore San Jose's two-goal bulge.

Thornton and Clowe gave the Sharks a 2-0 lead midway through the first period, but Giordano got the Flames on the board during a 5-on-3 advantage 51 seconds into the middle session. Pavelski buried a backhander from the doorstep with 3:38 to go in the second, giving San Jose a 3-1 cushion.

Sharks goaltender Antti Niemi made 28 saves en route to his first win since the season opener.

Kiprusoff stopped 31 shots and Alex Tanguay had two assists for the Flames, who have lost six of seven.

Top Game Performances

Calgary   San Jose
Mark Giordano 2 Points Ryane Clowe 3
Mark Giordano 1 Goals Ryane Clowe 1
Alex Tanguay 2 Assists Ryane Clowe 2
Mark Giordano 1 Power Play Goals Joe Thornton 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Miikka Kiprusoff .886 Save Percentage Antti Niemi .903
Miikka Kiprusoff 31 Saves Antti Niemi 28

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Calgary 31 3 1-7 4-5 15 37
San Jose 35 4 1-5 6-7 29 35

Upcoming Games

  • San Jose will play their next game at home against Los Angeles . The Sharks have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .625 after a loss.
  • Calgary will play their next game at home against Phoenix . The Flames have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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