One week and three games into their November 2009 schedule, the Calgary Flames have radically improved their statistics, responding well to coaching criticism. The team took on the New York Rangers at the Pengrowth Saddledome Saturday night, skating away with a 3-1 win, Calgary's third straight victory.
Following a pair of at-home losses to end October, the Calgary Flames had a few days off before hitting the road for a tough back-to-back set in Dallas and St Louis, trailed closely with a return flight home to meet the New York Rangers.
Head coach Brent Sutter took full advantage of the preceding lull, using it to shake up his players.
The team’s so-called "time off" featured physically intensive practice, group lectures, and a ...
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