Getting off to a good start, a big key in a successful season and a playoff berth.
The Flames, having changed their coaching staff were always at risk of said slow start because of a slough of system changes, not to mention a key camp injury and a star player holding out.
Luckily they had an easy start to the season with back to back games against a decade’s old doormat in the Edmonton Oilers, it’s like extended training camp right?
Think again, the Flames dropped their second straight to their provincial little brothers, this time by dominating in the first period and then getting crushed in all facets of the game the rest of the way in a 5-3 loss on Friday night.
Zero wins, two losses, and a whole lot of worry in Calgary.
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