The Calgary Flames beat the Colorado Avalanche by a 4-0 score on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinal series. Here are selected reactions from players and coaches following the game.
For the first time in two seasons, the Scotiabank Saddledome hosted Stanley Cup playoff hockey on Thursday night. In a game that was at times quite a scramble, the Calgary Flames took Game 1 of their first round series with a 4-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
As expected, there was a minor media circus at the Scotiabank Saddledome prior to Game 1 between the Calgary Flames and Colorado Avalanche. Here are the main takeaways from both clubs’ morning skates.
Ladies and gentlemen, it’s finally here. The playoffs begin tonight for the Calgary Flames.
Getting to the top spot and clinching first seed was a season-long affair for the Flames: from October until the end of March. They wrapped up their regular season series with the Avalanche back in early January, sweeping them 3-0 and providing them with some of their most memorable of their 50 wins this year.
The playoffs have begun! To provide their insights on the upcoming Calgary Flames series with the Colorado Avalanche, we have assembled the latest edition of the FlamesNation Roundtable.