The ultimate comparison of too much rest versus far too little at the Saddledome tonight with one team coming off a long break and the other playing their second of back to back games. Team mothball versus team lactic acid in a scientific study about rest and athletic preparation.
Well in this case, a limited sample size, rested won out over gassed in the end as the Flames ran up the Minnesota Wild by a 5-1 score on Wednesday night, sweeping the season series in what could potentially be a first round playoff series.
The Flames, would be happy to play anyone in the playoffs of course, got great efforts from most of their players including the goaltending of Brian Elliott, two goals from Sean Monahan and a great effort by their fourth line.
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