The game in Anaheim yesterday afternoon had “rebuild” written all over it.
Over matched, out gunned, out classed, over whelmed, out played, game over. It had that “what’s the use?” feeling that makes you wonder how the hell a hockey fan can get through three seasons of this stuff and back to hockey that matters.
The Flames to a man have been a hard working crew this season, what with a great start through five games and spirited play throughout. Their games have been fun to watch and the promise of the future has been equally as enticing.
Tonight the Flames proved once again that they had little interest in just being fodder as they gutted out a wrenching 2-1 road win in LA in front of their father’s to serve notice that this rebuild wouldn’t be all pain and no fun.
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