The Flames extended their winning streak to 4 games with a 2-0 victory at home over the Minnesota Wild. Johnny Gaudreau, Mark Giordano and Elias Lindholm accounted for all of the Flames points last night with Lindholm potting both goals. Here’s the rest of the best of what wasn’t covered in our recap or Rate The Flames!
-Gio Climbing: Mark Giordano had 2 assists last night which gave him his 28th and 29th points on the season. He’s now the 5th in points among NHL defencemen.
-Good 10: The Flames have a 4 game winning streak which is nice, but more impressive is their record in their last 10 games. The Flames are 8-1-1 in their last 10.
-Speaking Of Those 10: Johnny Gaudreau is really starting to heat up and he added 2 more points to his total last night with 2 assists. Gaudreau has a point in 8 of the Flames last 10 games, including 5 multi point games over that stretch.
Post Game Reaction
"Huge saves at big times."— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) December 7, 2018
Bill Peters assesses Mike Smith and the team's play in tonight's 2-0 win over Minnesota! pic.twitter.com/0hmdcXL51L
"Smitty did a great job back there on net."— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) December 7, 2018
Johnny Gaudreau shares his thoughts on tonight's 2-0 win over the Wild! pic.twitter.com/PmZE2KIkrY
"It's nice to make some saves and contribute on the team success ... it's a big team win."— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) December 7, 2018
Mike Smith talks about tonight's shutout win over Minnesota! pic.twitter.com/xRRAT1D2y8
"We have to thank Smitty for this one."— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) December 7, 2018
Elias Lindholm comments on the 2-0 win over the Wild. pic.twitter.com/p6m67lM8Mc
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