There are special nights then special nights. This one was well pretty special.
To really appreciate a win I think you have to taste or comprehend a tough loss. Starting a key elimination game down 3-0 certainly does the trick in pondering defeat. It feels hopeless yet also hopeful given the chaotic come from behind wins that the Flames have enjoyed all season. As a group in the building we discusses how early they got down and how that essentially plays into their hands. They’re not a good team with the lead, but they’re deadly when they’re behind, and when the behind happens early they have all night to come back.
And they did.
The Flames stared into the face of a 3-0 first period crater, shook it off, outscored the Canucks 7-1 the rest of the way in a thrilling come from behind 7-4 win at the Saddledome.
Bring on the Ducks!
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