The Flames deserved many of their 11 straight wins on home ice last month, but in that streak they pulled a few out of the fire. They found their share of bounces, had some good fortune and some drama along the way.
Lady luck and bounces tend to even out however, and tonight the Flames were on the wrong side of the bounce once again as the Sharks, outplayed most of the way, found the back of the net often enough to hang on for a 5-4 win on Monday night at the Saddledome.
The Flames outshot their visitors by a two to one margin, and the Sharks scored two lucky goals, but in the end some weak play in their own zone cost the club dearly as they continue to sputter against their own division.
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