Openings to game stories have to be catchy, they have to drag the writer into the content and make them ready the copy. Often a solid flare for the dramatic by over stating the circumstances can do the trick in doing exactly that.
Today there was no need to pump up the proceedings by using inflamatory terms as the Flames really needed to have this hockey game. With the Kings losing last night and the Canucks blowing a lead and only securing a point the door was cracked open a teeny tiny bit for the Flames to step back into the playoff picture.
They didn’t disappoint.
A well played coast to coast, 60 minute effort was the result in today’s 5-2 win over the Nashville Predators.
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