Flames Backup McElhinney’s Career Saved By Flu Bug

Posted: 13th November 2009 by Scott Fitzsimmons in NHL
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Curtis McElhinney got a chance last week that could have been an opportunity not unlike one Jeff Garcia got when Steve Young went down in San Francisco with the NFL's 49ers. Young Went down and Garcia did a job that ended up moving him from a possible career back-up to a three-time Pro Bowler. Okay, I know McElhinney has a long way to go before any of us will be convinced he'll be an all star in this league. There are however a few big things that happened last Wednesday in Dallas, that made everybody in Flames nation breathe a collective sigh of relief. The out come of the game was what calmed many of us as Flames fans as Calgary beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 in overtime. It was a very solid victory, but it was more how things came together that allowed us this relief. Before I take you any f ...

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