Flames-Canucks: Secondary Scoring Key in Calgary Win

Posted: 2nd October 2009 by Chris Small in NHL
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When you think of the Calgary Flames in terms of scoring power, you think about the Iginlas, the Jokinens, and the Langkows. Not so in the 2009-2010 season opener at the Pengrowth Saddledome on Oct. 1. Secondary scoring led the charge in a 5-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks, with three goals coming from defensemen and one from fourth liner Brandon Prust, all of which looked like goal scorers' goals. On the first power play of the season, Mark Giordano received the puck at the blue line and with a smart move outwitted and outwaited the Canuck attacker, stepping around him and firing a perfectly accurate wrist shot over the blocker of Roberto Luongo. Later, in what looked more like a playoff game than a season opener, Adam Pardy receivedáaápass after Craig Conroy outmuscled two Canucks ...

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Flames-Canucks: Secondary Scoring Key in Calgary Win

Posted: 2nd October 2009 by Chris Small in NHL
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When you think of the Calgary Flames in terms of scoring power, you think about the Iginlas, the Jokinens, and the Langkows. Not so in the 2009-2010 season opener at the Pengrowth Saddledome on Oct. 1. Secondary scoring led the charge in a 5-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks, with three goals coming from defensemen and one from fourth liner Brandon Prust, all of which looked like goal scorers' goals. On the first power play of the season, Mark Giordano received the puck at the blue line and with a smart move outwitted and outwaited the Canuck attacker, stepping around him and firing a perfectly accurate wrist shot over the blocker of Roberto Luongo. Later, in what looked more like a playoff game than a season opener, Adam Pardy receivedáaápass after Craig Conroy outmuscled two Canucks ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article written by Chris Small

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