A team that score hosts a team that generally fills the net, ouch tough on in Calgary as the Crosby led Pittsburgh Penguins invade the Saddledome to take on the Flames at the lowest of lows.
Add in the fact that the Pens were likely snarly from losing the night before in Edmonton and the back to back game advantage was really the only thing the Flames could cling too.
In the end the team expected to win did in fact win, but not without a pretty good push from the home side. The Flames were full marks for effort in going down 2-1 to the Penguins on Hockey Night in Canada. - Full Article –