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Calgary Flames' report card

RANDY SPORTAK -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 11:28 AM ET

GOALTENDING

#29 JAMIE MCLENNAN -- Under siege for most of the two periods he played but kept his team in it.

#35 BRENT KRAHN -- On the surface, three goals allowed in 20 minutes is a bad sign but he was the victim of porous defence on two of them and a five-on-three on the other.

DEFENCE

#4 ROMAN HAMRLIK --A better game compared to the night before from the club's highest paid d-man.

#7 ANDREI ZYUZIN --Paired with Hamrlik, he too had probably his best game of the pre-season.

#8 BRAD FERENCE -- Was caught standing still on the first goal by the shifty Milan Michalek.

#21 ANDREW FERENCE -- Led the defence corps in ice time, far from his role when everybody is in action, and fared OK.

#46 MARK GIORDANO --Has earned serious consideration for a roster spot with the season about to arrive. A solid performance.

#49 RICHIE REGEHR -- Excellent work on Joe Thornton while on the PK in the first period. Like most of his defensive cohorts, had a better game than he did in Vancouver Friday.

FORWARDS

#10 TONY AMONTE -- Though likely pencilled as the third-line right wing when training camp began, he's deserves consideration for the second-line job.

#12 JAROME IGINLA -- Physical and assertive with the puck through the whole game. Ready for the regular season, though his offensive totals for the pre-season -- three goals and one assist -- seem below what you'd expect.

#15 BYRON RITCHIE -- Used his speed to draw a penalty and nearly scored while the goalie was on the bench for the extra attacker. His best pre-season game.

#16 JEFF FRIESEN -- True, he's likely the No.-3 left wing but he should be among the best third-line left wings in the league and hasn't shown he'll be that.

#18 MATTHEW LOMBARDI -- Had a tough time against San Jose's stud centres.

#19 CHUCK KOBASEW -- One roughing penalty. His second-line status may have disappeared with an average pre-season.

#20 KRISTIAN HUSELIUS -- Two scoring chances in the first period were a result of his ability to hold the puck amidst traffic.

#25 DARREN MCCARTY -- His best game of the pre-season. Was more involved in the play and a physical presence in limited ice time.

#26 MARCUS NILSON -- Strong penalty killing from the checker, who was playing centre.

#27. ANDREI TARATUKHIN --Received a real welcome to North America when Kyle McLaren caught him with his head down.

#40 ALEX TANGUAY -- More active in the offensive zone than Friday night in Vancouver but still a rather quiet evening.

#41 DUSTIN BOYD -- First-year pro may not quite be ready for prime time but gave a solid performance on the third line.


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