POST GAME: Make Like a Banana

Taylor McKee
April 17 2015 11:08PM

Well! That was an interesting finish. Canucks win 4-1 and even the series. 

The Flames essentially no-showed for the first period and were unable to mount any susbstantial comeback. Then the Flames decided that they were going to try to drag the Canucks into the mud with them. Come see how it all went down after the jump!

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Flames' Bennett leaves game briefly with undisclosed injury

Thomas Drance
April 17 2015 10:06PM

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Calgary Flames forward Sam Bennett has been arguably the Flames' best forward early on in their first-round playoff series against the Vancouver Canucks.

In the second period of Friday night's Game 2, Bennett left the contest mid-way through the second period. He took two more shifts after sustaining an unnoticed and so far undisclosed injury, but totalled just 39 seconds of ice time. 

He didn't return for the start of the third period. He was under evaluation and was briefly questionable to return, although he's since returned to the game. His health status is still worth monitoring, as is the source of what occurred and we'll update this post once more information is available. 

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VIDEO: Does Kris Russell's cross-check on a prone Nick Bonino warrant a suspension?

Thomas Drance
April 17 2015 09:22PM

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The Vancouver Canucks came out flying in the first period of Game 2.

Seizing control and setting a physical tone right from the get go, the Canucks received early goals from Daniel Sedin and Nick Bonino to give them a 2-0 lead over the Calgary Flames. Something happened on Higgins' power-play marker though that could presumably, attract the attention of the NHL's Department of Player Safety.

Let's get into it.

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Flames Need To Win Faceoffs Tonight

Ryan Pike
April 17 2015 01:00PM

The Flames played a pretty solid game in Game 1, gradually getting better throughout the game in most respects. Heck, the Corsi battle was even!

One area where they struggled, though, was the face-off circle.

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Is Sean Monahan Playing Hurt?

Ryan Pike
April 17 2015 11:00AM

After his absence at two days of practice and his performance in Game 1, a common question has emerged among the Calgary Flames fan-base.

Is Sean Monahan playing hurt?

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