The two-game road trip through Dallas and St. Louis didn’t go as planned for the San Jose Sharks. Now it’s back to the Shark Tank, where they’ll welcome the Calgary Flames, who are currently in second place and two points ahead of the Sharks in the Pacific Division.
After losing a close one to the Dallas Stars, cheap nhl jerseys from china the Sharks had arguably their worst game of the season against the St. Louis Blues. Despite controlling the puck and having a significant amount of scoring chances, the Sharks were unable to get a goal as they fell 4-0.
On the other side of the ice are the Flames who are looking to go 2-1 on their swing through California. Johnny Gaudreau and Matthew Tkachuk are leading the offensive charge with 19 points on the season through 17 games played, but Sean Monahan and Elias Lindholm are right behind them, as both have 18 points.
The Sharks will hope to combat the Flames top-heavy line of Gaudreau, Monahan and Lindholm with their offensive trio of Timo Meier, Logan Couture and Tomas Hertl. The 24-year-old Hertl has missed the last three games with a head injury, but the Sharks are hopeful that he can return to their lineup and the trio can pick up where they left off as one of the hottest lines in the National Hockey League.