The Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Calgary Flames by a final score of 2-0 for their fifth consecutive road victory. The Bolts record improves to 25-12-4 while the loss drops the Flames to 14-21-6.
Ondrej Palat Continues Rookie Scoring Against Flames Ondrej Palat scored on a wrist shot for his seventh goal of the season. The goal was assisted by Teddy Purcell (15) and Mark Barberio (4).
The Bolts are 15-1-1 when scoring first while the Flames are 7-15-4 when the opposition scores first.
The Lightning and Flames skated to a scoreless first period with each team killing off a power play. The difference in the game so far has been the play of Flames goalie Karri Ramo.
Morgan Klimchuk signed an entry-level contract with the Calgary Flames on Tuesday
Sean Monahan didn’t receive an invitation to join Team Canada for the upcoming 2014 World Junior Hockey Championships, but head coach Brent Sutter still wants him, and the Flames might actually loan him to the national squad, according to
TSN’s Darren Dreger reports the Flames have had four or five teams “kick the tires” on forward Mikael Backlund.
The slumping Calgary Flames have been shaking things up of late — trading away Tim Jackman, acquiring Lane MacDermid — and head coach Bob Hartley kept it going Friday by announcing T.J. Galiardi would be a healthy scratch against
Dallas will receive Calgary’s sixth-round pick at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft in exchange.
Calgary Flames goalie Reto Berra stopped what looked to be a sure goal, when he slid across the crease and kicked up the right pad to stop Jack Johnson on a Columbus Blue Jackets power play