When Brad Treliving was newly minted as an NHL GM he looked at his roster and wondered how they were going to score enough goals to compete in the best circuit in the league. They were thin up front, with a lot of their talent young an untested.
He was as surprised as anyone when the defense corps lead the way through the first half of the season, before finally passing the baton to the top line that featured two young players. The team scored the 6th most goals in the NHL last season.
He was right to worry, and the team he feared a calendar ago seems to be out in full force as once again the Flames turned a solid start into a lopsided loss this time 4-0 to the Islanders as their goal production continues to be as dry as the inside of my mouth after a night out in NY last night.
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