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Rate the Flames (3) at Avalanche (5): The Curse Continues

Calgary couldn’t shake their opening night woes

Calgary Flames v Colorado Avalanche Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images

Despite a solid third period, the Calgary Flames were unable to find the tying goal en route to falling 5-3 to the Colorado Avalanche to start the season on Thursday night. It’s the tenth straight season opening loss for the Flames, and extends their misery on opening night. Calgary has won just twice in the last 25 years on opening night. The Flames had goals from Sean Monahan, Johnny Gaudreau, and Mark Giordano. It’s time to Rate the Flames.