The Flames went toe to toe with the Chicago Blackhawks and come out on the winning end of a 4-3 decision Monday night. There wasn’t much defence to be seen at the United Center as the teams combined for seven goals on 78 shots. Calgary now has swept the last two season series from Chicago, going 6-0-0 over the last two years. Here’s the rest of the best of what wasn’t covered in our recap or Rate The Flames.
-300 Club: Mark Giordano picked up his 300th career helper with an assist on Johnny Gaudreau’s third period goal.
-50 Shades of Chucky: Matthew Tkachuk collected his 50th point of the season with his assist on Sean Monahan’s second period goal. That’s the first time Tkachuk has reached the 50 point mark in his career.
-Put It On Their Tab: The Flames scored 2 more third period goals last night, upping their total to 65 on the season.
Post Game Reaction
"I liked our third period. We'll have to figure out our starts."— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) January 8, 2019
Bill Peters assesses his team's play this evening in Chicago. pic.twitter.com/6xsESuCRb5
"It's obvious we're sticking with it. We know the process for us."— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) January 8, 2019
Garnet Hathaway sounds off on a hard-fought win in Chicago. pic.twitter.com/NjjUQhXAPv
"I'm getting on the scoresheet, which is nice, but our team is playing well. We're getting better every single game."— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) January 8, 2019
Once again, Johnny had himself A Night. pic.twitter.com/JpsN04iWEw
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