If you ever wanted proof of fate, luck and bounces evening out in a season you had only to take in both Saturday’s matinee against the Columbus Blue Jackets and tonight’s battle with the Colorado Avalanche.
On Saturday the Flames were the better club from coast to coast, but somehow found a way to lose the contest to the Jackets, while tonight the Flames never trailed and won an important 3-2 game over the desperate club from Denver, though you could easily make the argument that the Avs deserved better.
Bottom line, the Flames took 3 of 4 points, and now 5 of the last 6 on this homestand, very much keeping their hopes alive in the Western Conference playoff race. Mission accomplished.
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