Sometimes game stories just right themselves, sometimes you have to reach and reach and reach in order to find a hook or something interesting to say in a game within 82 of a long season.
New Year’s or at least the first game of the New Year and the Flames are traveling to Denver to take on the Avalanche and their old captain in Jarome Iginla. Iginla perched on 599 goals for his career would love to right the script of scoring number 600 against his old foes. New Year’s of course is known for two things, well many things if you count expensive event tickets, excessive drinking and making out with strangers, but more symbolically the song Auld Lang Syne which translates into remembering old friends and the past and also resolutions.
Tonight the Flames were able to avoid the honor for an old friend and got off on the right foot on a few resolutions in winning the special team war, reducing goals against and pasting the Colorado Avalanche 4-0 on Saturday night.
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