The Morning After
Calgary Flames 3 - Nashville Predators 4 (OT)
-Streaking Backlund: Mikael Backlund is on quite a run lately. He had a goal and two assists last night giving him back to back three point nights. He also has points in 10 of his last 11 games.
-Doubling Up: Andrew Mangiapane scored his 16th goal of the season last night, which is twice as many as his previous career high of 8 from last season.
-46 and Counting: David Rittich took the loss last night, but he did set a career high during the game. The start was Rittich’s 46th game played of the season, topping his previous career high of 45 from 2018-19.
Post Game Reaction
"Every play is important. It's a game of inches."— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) February 28, 2020
Geoff Ward assesses the OT loss to Nashville. pic.twitter.com/ra16DYKWiC
"That was a great play - nice toe drag, nice pass ... he's been playing great for us."— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) February 28, 2020
Andrew Mangiapane on Mikael Backlund's set-up on his goal in Nashville. pic.twitter.com/lcBDodZP3O
"It was a tough way to lose."— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) February 28, 2020
Mark Giordano on tonight's OT setback in Nashville. pic.twitter.com/nJ7MXL9IKs
"A lot of pace to it, intensity, physicality. It definitely felt like a playoff game."— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) February 28, 2020
Mikael Backlund discusses the atmosphere around tonight's OT setback. pic.twitter.com/AGEt0VtqPw