Numerology: Flames vs. Canadiens
A by-the-numbers look at the Flames 2-0 loss to the Habs
Tuesday, 02.4.2014 / 5:46 PM MT
By Torie Peterson
- CalgaryFlames.com (@toriepeterson)
||It was a very tight first period which saw just nine shots in total; Montreal put five on Reto Berra while Calgary put four on Carey Price.
||The Flames were stymied by the Habs on a 1:59 two-man advantage in the second period. They managed just two shots on net in that power play.
||After two periods, there was just one goal on the scoreboard. A shot bounced off of Reto Berra and Rene Bourque's shin pad, landing in the back of the net late in the second stanza.
||Mikael Backlund took 22 faceoffs in the game, leading all Flames skaters. He won 50% of those draws.
||One of the Habs goals were scored on an empty net. With Berra off for the extra attacker, David Desharnais scored Montreal's second goal.
||Flames captain Mark Giordano was credited with four shots on net but he attempted 10 - six of his shots were blocked by the Habs.
||On his 31st birthday, Lee Stempniak put two shots on net in his 18:08 of ice time.