Some game stories almost right themselves. They contain many themes, easy openings, and little difficult in putting pen to summarizing the game’s events.
Tonight you have Jiri Hudler and two goals, for ten on the season. Then you have the back to back games meaning little to the upstart Flames as they run their record to 9-0-1 after losing a game this season.
However I’m going with the US Thanksgiving. Ken Holland has always contended that things are pretty much decided by American Thanksgiving. When the Flames had a hot start I kept eyeing that November 27th date and wondering where the Flames would sit when their game in San José came to a close. Well tonight’s 2-0 victory gives the club 30 points in 24 games, a divisional playoff spot, and a six point bulge on the best of the trialling teams. Guarantee of playoff action? Of course not, but boy do we have a story unfolding in Calgary. - Full Article –