There have been games this season where I look up the advanced stats the next morning and vehemently disagree with the bottom line. Sure the Ducks had more shots in a 6-3 Calgary win, but the Flames were the better team despite the fancy outcomes on web sites across the continent. And then there are nights like tonight.
Tonight the Flames were effectively schooled. A playoff caliber team out classed what looked like a playoff pretender by a 4-2 score in a game that broke open late but was held in check only due to the heroics of goaltender Kari Ramo.
The Flames were bad or the Wild were good, or a little of both, but they weren’t in the same league.
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