You always want to go out with a bang.
A loss in Ottawa and the Flames head into the all star break with a huge pall hanging over the club as they’d be licking their wounds from a five game losing streak, their season slipping away, the city and the National media leaving them for dead.
Instead they go in on a high as the club blows a 2-0 third period lead, but prevail in overtime to climb back into a playoff spot (points anyway) as they head out on their break.
So while Johnny Gaudreau goes to Los Angeles and the rest of the team go to parts unknown maybe, just maybe they can have a good time. Count on it.
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