Curtis Brown scored the go-ahead goal 5:42 into the third period
for the Sharks, who improved their preseason record to 5-1. Milan
Michalek had a goal and two assists, while rookie defenseman
Marc-Edouard Vlasic added his first goal for San Jose.
The Sharks opened the scoring 2:26 into the game on a power play
when Vlasic's shot snuck past Kiprusoff, who was screened on the
The Flames responded during a man advantage of their own
slightly more than 2 minutes later when Huselius swatted home a
loose rebound past Nabokov.
Early in the second period, Alex Tanguay put a perfect pass onto
Iginla's stick to send the Calgary captain on a breakaway. Iginla
made a quick move and then slipped the puck through Nabokov's legs
to put Calgary up 2-1.
Bernier scored goals 43 seconds apart to put San Jose up by a
Huselius tied the contest at 15:58 of the second period when yet
another power-play rebound bounced right onto his stick. All he had
to do was direct it into the net behind Nabokov to even the score
In the third, Brown tipped in a point shot by McLaren before
Bernier completed his hat trick when he fired a centering pass from
Michalek past Kiprusoff. Michalek then added an empty-netter.