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The Flames will try to extend their three-match win streak tonight against the San Jose Sharks.

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Tonight, the Flames will play host to the San Jose Sharks. The Flames have won their last three matches in a row, while the Sharks have lost their last two on the heels of a six-game winning streak. It's the fourth of five matches this season between the two clubs, San Jose won the first three.

The Sharks current losing streak is notable in that they've endured two consecutive shutouts for the first time since November 2nd and 4th, 2010, against the St. Louis Blues, 2-0 and the Minnesota Wild, 1-0. Of course, Calgary is no stranger to scoring woes, but they haven't looked half bad for the past nine games, scoring a total of 24 goals over the span, including 13 in their past three.

The Flames will send out Karri Ramo for the start after a strong third period and overtime in his last appearance, when he earned a victory after replacing Reto Berra in a 5-4 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. The Sharks will put up Antti Niemi to oppose Calgary's shooters.

Probable Starting Lineups

Calgary Flames


Jiri Hudler - Mikael Backlund - Lee Stempniak

TJ Galiardi - Sean Monahan - Joe Colborne

Lance Bouma - Matt Stajan - David Jones

Kevin Westgarth - Ben Street - Brian McGrattan


TJ Brodie - Mark Giordano

Kris Russell - Chris Butler

Ladislav Smid - Dennis Wideman

San Jose Sharks


Joe Pavelski - Joe Thornton - Brent Burns

Tommy Wingels - Patrick Marleau - Matthew Nieto

Tyler Kennedy - Andrew Desjardins - Martin Havlat

Eriah Hayes - Bracken Kearns - Mike Brown


Marc-Edouard Vlasic - Jason Demers

Brad Stuart - Justin Braun

Dan Boyle - Scott Hannan

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