Numerology: Griffins vs. Heat
Key numbers from the Heat's 2-1 double OT loss to the Griffins
By Torie Peterson
- CalgaryFlames.com (@toriepeterson)
||Game 1 of the first round match-up between the Abbotsford Heat and Grand Rapids Griffins went into double overtime and was the longest game in the Heat's history.
||The Griffins won the game with just 34 seconds remaining in the second overtime frame. Ryan Sproul was credited with the goal.
||The Heat put 56 shots on Petr Mrazek but the Griffins netminder stood on his head, allowing just one goal. He was the game's first star.
||Joni Ortio made 39 saves in the overtime setback.
||Markus Granlund led all skaters with eight shots on net. Corban Knight and Blair Jones trailed with seven each, good for second amongst all skaters.
||The Heat went 0-for-6 on the power play while the Griffins went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
||The game took nearly four hours to complete, starting at 8:07 PM MST and ending at 12:01 AM MST. It clocked in at 3:54.