There are plenty of cliches in the game of hockey, like most sports.
An important one is learning to win, and for a relatively young hockey club like the Calgary Flames, their recent struggles have surrounded the inability to play their game when trailing. Get a lead and they look like a playoff team, get down and they look like a team that’s heading for another top six pick.
Tonight the Flames scored the first two to grab that all important lead, but a rough second period saw that lead erased and the team down heading to the third period. The team showed some fortitude in the third on the way to a come from behind 4-3 overtime win over the Devils on Friday night, starting a three game road trip before a five day break off on the right foot.
Baby steps for fuzzy cheeked hockey clubs.
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