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Numerology: Flames vs. Senators

A by-the-numbers look at the 6-3 loss to Ottawa

Sunday, 30.03.2014 / 4:48 PM / News
By Torie Peterson  - CalgaryFlames.com (@toriepeterson)
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Numerology: Flames vs. Senators
A by-the-numbers look at the 6-3 loss to Ottawa
1 Sean Monahan, a Brampton, ON native who played his junior career with the Ottawa 67's, played his first NHL game in Ottawa.
2 Milan Michalek scored twice in the first period, giving Ottawa a 2-1 lead after 20:00. Matt Stajan got the Flames on the board with his 12th of the year.
7 Ottawa native Paul Byron drew the Flames even with the Sens in the second period with his seventh goal of the year.
20 Sean Monahan hit the 20-goal mark when he scored the Flames third goal. The last Flames rookie forward to hit that milestone was Jarome Iginla in the 1996-97 season.
3 Ottawa scored three goals in the third frame, giving them the 6-3 victory on Sunday afternoon.
9 Mikael Backlund put nine shots on net in the loss, which is a new career-high. His previous career-high was set earlier this season when he put eight on net in Philadelphia.
6 Flames defenceman Kris Russell blocked six shots in the game, leading all skaters.