Flames Scoring Chances - Game 40 vs Nashville Predators

Kent Wilson
January 01 2012 06:43PM

 

 

 

Final Score: 5-3 L

Final Summary

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Scoring Chances for NHL Game Number 20568

Team Period Time Note CGY Opponent  
CGY 1 16:17 Iginla goal 6 12 13 20 34 44 12 20 27 35 59 74 5v5
CGY 1 12:10 +1 6 10 11 17 34 44 10 11 15 20 35 51 5v5
CGY 1 12:08 +1 6 10 11 17 34 44 10 11 15 20 35 51 5v5
CGY 1 11:39 +1 6 10 11 17 34 44 8 10 11 25 35 51 5v5
CGY 1 10:23 +1 7 8 22 32 33 34 23 24 25 35 38 49 5v5
NSH 1 7:20 Klein goal 4 8 10 17 23 34 8 13 22 35 51 57 5v5
NSH 1 4:59 Kostitsyn goal 4 12 13 20 23 34 12 20 27 35 59 74 5v5
CGY 1 2:32 -1 6 12 13 20 34 44 12 20 27 35 59 74 5v5
CGY 2 19:35 -1 4 12 13 20 23 34 12 20 27 35 59 74 5v5
NSH 2 19:20 -1 6 12 13 20 34 44 10 11 20 25 35 59 5v5
NSH 2 18:08 -1 7 8 10 17 33 34 8 11 22 35 51 57 5v5
NSH 2 17:36 Halischuk goal 4 11 22 23 32 34 13 22 24 35 38 49 5v5
NSH 2 17:24 -2 4 11 22 23 32 34 23 24 25 35 38 49 5v5
NSH 2 14:09 Kostitsyn goal 4 7 22 32 34 51 25 27 35 38 49 74 5v5
CGY 2 9:59 -3 4 6 22 32 34 51 8 12 27 35 51 74 5v5
NSH 2 8:30 -3 6 7 12 13 20 34 13 20 22 35 57 59 5v5
NSH 2 8:29 -3 6 7 12 13 20 34 13 20 22 35 57 59 5v5
CGY 2 1:05 -3 12 13 20 23 33 34 10 11 20 25 35 59 5v5
CGY 3 18:47 -3 6 7 10 17 22 34 8 10 11 15 35 51 5v5
CGY 3 18:45 Bourque goal 6 7 10 17 22 34 8 10 11 15 35 51 5v5
NSH 3 18:27 -2 8 15 16 23 33 34 13 22 35 38 49 57 5v5
NSH 3 17:30 -2 4 10 20 34 44   10 11 15 20 35 59 4v5
NSH 3 9:30   6 7 10 20 22 34 8 13 22 35 51 57 5v5
CGY 3 2:03 Morrison goal 6 7 8 32 34 51 11 25 35 38 49 74 5v5

 

# Player EV PP SH
4 J. BOUWMEESTER 20:18 2 5 1:43 0 0 3:37 0 1
6 C. SARICH 18:53 9 4 0:00 0 0 0:35 0 0
7 T. BRODIE 19:18 4 5 1:43 0 0 0:00 0 0
8 B. MORRISON 11:11 2 3 0:22 0 0 0:00 0 0
10 B. COMEAU 14:57 5 3 0:00 0 0 1:41 0 1
11 M. BACKLUND 8:27 3 2 0:00 0 0 1:23 0 0
12 J. IGINLA 19:44 4 4 2:09 0 0 0:00 0 0
13 O. JOKINEN 19:24 4 4 2:09 0 0 0:48 0 0
15 T. JACKMAN 7:05 0 1 0:00 0 0 0:00 0 0
16 T. KOSTOPOULOS 10:40 0 1 0:00 0 0 0:17 0 0
17 R. BOURQUE 14:36 5 2 1:03 0 0 1:34 0 0
20 C. GLENCROSS 17:44 4 5 1:23 0 0 2:19 0 1
22 L. STEMPNIAK 11:38 4 4 0:22 0 0 1:00 0 0
23 S. HANNAN 15:33 2 5 0:00 0 0 2:34 0 0
32 P. BYRON 12:11 3 3 0:05 0 0 0:00 0 0
33 A. BABCHUK 14:08 2 2 0:48 0 0 0:00 0 0
34 M. KIPRUSOFF 52:00 12 11 2:31 0 0 4:31 0 1
44 C. BUTLER 17:46 5 1 0:48 0 0 2:16 0 1
51 R. HORAK 10:46 2 1 0:00 0 0 0:00 0 0

 

Period Totals EV PP 5v3 PP SH 5v3 SH
1 6 2 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 3 7 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 3 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 12 12 12 11 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Flames came out with a very strong initial 10 minutes and then fell off a cliff. The Preds were lucky to be ahead by 2 to start the second but were full value after that. They beat the Flames in the second and then shut them down in the third (in terms of shots and chances, at least).

Calgary ended up marginally outchancing the Preds at ES, but that's nothing impressive given they were chasing for a majority of the evening. Chasing one of the worst outshooting clubs in the league should result in a lop-sided chance/shot count in the chaser's favor, but that wasn't the case.

As such, the Flames continue to struggle to do anything worthwhile at ES. It was a regulation loss this time around because the team didn't receive top notch goaltending for the first time in awhile. There will be more of these contests in the future if the Flames can't turn their ES play around.

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#1 Subversive
January 01 2012, 06:55PM
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They're cooked. I'm done, DONE with letting this team fool me!

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#3 Emir
January 01 2012, 07:13PM
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I'd like to nominate the shuttle bus driver for the red warrior tonight. Only one who came to do their job.

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#4 Bob in the Abbey
January 01 2012, 07:15PM
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*SIGH*

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#5 John Deere Green
January 01 2012, 07:31PM
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Well, this sure didn't look like a team battling for a playoff spot. Hell, the last 3 games looked like a team that was playing out the string. KK and Feaster have 2-3 years of game tape up to this point to make decisions on with the trade deadline fast approaching. Here's hoping they make better decisions this year than the decisions that were made the last few years.

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#6 RKD
January 01 2012, 07:56PM
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This road trip is quickly becoming a debacle. Blown leads, poor periods, Jay-Bo -5 tonight. Chris Butler turned inside out like a Pretzel against Tavares.

Washington and Boston next, yikes.

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#7 Sean Bennett
January 01 2012, 08:10PM
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Emir wrote:

I'd like to nominate the shuttle bus driver for the red warrior tonight. Only one who came to do their job.

Hahaha, I second that. On a serious note, the outcome of this game really aint that bad if you, like me, already believe this team does not have the elements to currently contend as a top 8 team in the conference. Five guys who should be trade bait at the deadline ended up with points: Iginla, Bourque, Jokinen, Stempniak and Morrison.

The fact they lost only contributes to our push for a higher pick. We have a realistic chance of picking 6-8, and that could mean someone like Murray, Forsberg, or Galchenyuk in a deep draft like this year.

In my mind, we need to stay somewhat comptitive until the trade-deadline, as our numerous UFAs need to increase their trade value. Stempniak can garner us a second, Morrsison a fourth, Bourque either a prospect or a couple of seconds -maybe even a low first -, Jokinen a late first or good prospect if he keeps it up, Hannan a third, while Sarich prolly a fourth or fifth.

Now if we really want to get some top-tier prospects, players, and picks to go with the aforementioned, we could trade one or both of Iggy and kipper. The Iggy trade scenarios are numerous and need not be repeated, but I think Kipper could land us quite the loot, as well. Given the year he has been having, I wouldn`t mind sending him to Tampa for Connolly and Tampa`s first. If Tampa reasons this to be a little lop-sided, hell, throw in one of Horak or Nemisz.

Regardless, we need the games to stay close so as to increase the value of our players, especially the UFAs, bu alsot hope the flames overall lose a few more than they win so as to garner a top-10 pick.

Ruthless, yes, but this strategy prioritizes the long-term over the short -something that management hasn`t done for at least a decade.

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#8 SmellOfVictory
January 01 2012, 08:35PM
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I missed the first two periods. Why wasn't Backlund played in the 3rd?

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#9 OilFan
January 01 2012, 09:24PM
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@Sean Bennett

Not sure Kipper gets you a high level prosect plus a pick even if Calgary throws in a b level prospect. Would you be ok with just the pick or Connolly. What about Tanguay to Tampa hes played there before ?

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#10 Kevin R
January 02 2012, 12:26AM
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Not sure Kipper gets you a high level prosect plus a pick even if Calgary throws in a b level prospect. Would you be ok with just the pick or Connolly. What about Tanguay to Tampa hes played there before ?

Look what Penner got you guys last year, a 1st rounder & a former 1st rounder. If an unproven Varlamov can get a 1st & 2nd rounder, I think a former Vezina goalie playing well can garner an excellent return to the right team mind you.

I thought Brodie had some decent moments. How about him for the Red Warrior? I'm just very happy with how he's handling this year compared to last. He will only get better. As this year unfolds, I think we might need to be in the market for a coach for next year.

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#11 SmellOfVictory
January 02 2012, 12:42AM
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Not sure Kipper gets you a high level prosect plus a pick even if Calgary throws in a b level prospect. Would you be ok with just the pick or Connolly. What about Tanguay to Tampa hes played there before ?

Tanguay's time in Tampa would not have left a good impression with either him or the organization, I don't think. He fell off the largest cliff on the planet during his stint there.

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#12 Sean Bennett
January 02 2012, 12:53AM
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OilFan wrote:

Not sure Kipper gets you a high level prosect plus a pick even if Calgary throws in a b level prospect. Would you be ok with just the pick or Connolly. What about Tanguay to Tampa hes played there before ?

Tanguay had his worst season in Tampa. He absolutely hates the organization, and prolly has them on his list of ten teams in the modified NTC. I would be ok with Connoly, not the first itself as I believe the Lightning will be picking in the late teens. It will still be a good pick, but with the way GMs over-pay at the deadline, more could be had.

Of course, Calgary may not do anything till the off-season. In fact, I don`t think a decision on Iggy will be made until the off-season.

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#13 Franko J
January 02 2012, 07:50AM
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HAPPY NEW YEAR ! ! !

Great insights and comments from everyone at Flames Nation. If you look at this team from year ago to now, one year later, not much has changed. Has there?

Except for Feaster being interim GM, and some management / coaching changes, most of the same core players remain ( less RR). Therefore after today's game and for the past three games why should any Flames fan think this team is capable of anything but mediocrity?

Same team ---------- Same results.

I wonder when Feaster presented his plan/proposal to Flames management last year at this time to becoming the full- time GM, he told them that this team was inconsistent, self satisfying, and plays uninspired hockey?

I think as an organization, the Flames do wonderful stuff for the community. Off-ice this team excels and succeeds in all aspects. This is why the team and product on the ice frustrates so many Flames' fans. Why can't this team put forth the effort? Is this team that bad or lousy?

If KK, Feaster, and the ownership group have a plan in place, I can only speculate what they might have in mind. In my crystal ball, I would see the Flames concentrating on three things: The trade deadline The draft and Free agency

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#14 Kevin R
January 02 2012, 11:49AM
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Franko J wrote:

HAPPY NEW YEAR ! ! !

Great insights and comments from everyone at Flames Nation. If you look at this team from year ago to now, one year later, not much has changed. Has there?

Except for Feaster being interim GM, and some management / coaching changes, most of the same core players remain ( less RR). Therefore after today's game and for the past three games why should any Flames fan think this team is capable of anything but mediocrity?

Same team ---------- Same results.

I wonder when Feaster presented his plan/proposal to Flames management last year at this time to becoming the full- time GM, he told them that this team was inconsistent, self satisfying, and plays uninspired hockey?

I think as an organization, the Flames do wonderful stuff for the community. Off-ice this team excels and succeeds in all aspects. This is why the team and product on the ice frustrates so many Flames' fans. Why can't this team put forth the effort? Is this team that bad or lousy?

If KK, Feaster, and the ownership group have a plan in place, I can only speculate what they might have in mind. In my crystal ball, I would see the Flames concentrating on three things: The trade deadline The draft and Free agency

Hey Franko. I think the plan going into this year from Feaster & KK was to make the playoffs. Their worst fears are unfolding and I think they are just making up stuff as they go. The next 13 months will define Feaster as a GM in how the Iginla contract resign versus trade goes. Unlike Nieundyke, his ownership didnt have the $$$ to pay Brad Richards, they were a playoff team last Feb & wound up getting zilch for Richards. If Iggy walks July 1/2013 to the highest bidder & we get zipped, Feaster wont make it to Christmas of 2013 & I would imagine neither will KK. We gave away 1 franchise player(Dion) for absolutely zero futures, this organization cannot afford to do that again.

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#15 Franko J
January 02 2012, 07:48PM
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@ Kevin R

I think Feaster actually thought this team would carry forward their second half performance from last season. Was he fooled.

Actually, every GM the Flames have had has given up a franchise player for absolutely nothing.

Brett Hull for Ramage (Fletcher)

Gilmour for Leeman (Risebrough)

Al Coates --- trading down picks for Trevor Kidd over Brodeur. Rico Fata over Marian Hossa ETC.

Savard for ???? (Button)

Phaneuf for Toronto Maple Leaf rejects (Sutter)

With Iginla and Kipper, they may not be franchise player due to age considerations, maybe Feaster can change this vicious circle of terrible trades and draft picks to a better future. I think the Flames are due. If they can convince players like Iginla and Kipper, etc to remove their trade restrictions just maybe we can steal a few prospects for once.

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