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The Morning After Washington: At Least It Wasn’t A Blowout

Calgary fell in a shootout to the defending Stanley Cup Champions Saturday afternoon.

NHL: Washington Capitals at Calgary Flames Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Calgary Flames 3 Washington Capitals 4 (SO)

The Flames continued to struggle at home against the Capitals Saturday afternoon with a 4-3 shootout loss to the defending Stanley Cup Champions. Here’s the rest of the best of what wasn’t covered in the recap or Rate The Flames.


-Caps Love The Dome: Saturday’s victory for Washington was their 8th in 11 tries, including them taking 4 out of the last 5 meetings with the Flames in Calgary.

-Is The Ship Sinking?: The Flames mired in quite a downward trend as of late. Saturday’s loss was their 3rd in a row and their 4th in their last 5 games.

-Another First: Rasmus Andersson collected his first NHL point yesterday by getting an assist on Matthew Tkachuk’s 3rd period goal.


Post Game Reaction

What’s Next?

10/29: Calgary Flames @ Toronto Maple Leafs 5 PM MT

Pacific Division Standings

  1. San Jose: 5-3-2 (12 points)
  2. Vancouver: 6-6-0 (12 points)
  3. Edmonton: 5-3-1 (11 points)
  4. Calgary: 5-5-1 (11 points)
  5. Anaheim: 5-5-1 (11 points)
  6. Arizona: 5-5-1 (11 points)
  7. Vegas: 4-5-1 (9 points)
  8. LA: 2-7-1 (5 points)