Three weeks ago the call was to clean house.
Jonas Hiller was crumbling before our very eyes, Kari Ramo had is knee destroyed and was out for the season and a risky player to sign in the summer. And Joni Ortio was inconsistent as all get up, struggling both at the NHL level to star the season and then again in the American Hockey League when he got sent down.
Hold your horses, Joni Ortio is making a statement. Tonight the Flames may have blown a two goal lead in the third period, but Ortio and his team stood tall in a 3-2 overtime victory over the Nashville Predators on Wednesday night. The win gives the Flames points in three straight games (2-0-1) to alleviate the ugly memory of a recent 7 game losing streak.
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