Flames 5, Canucks 2: From fun night to fright night in one bad period

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    Dillon Dube takes a shot on Thatcher Demko on
    Monday night in Calgary.


    Fun night to fright night.

    How else do you explain the Vancouver Canucks unravelling like a ball of string Monday on the road to turn what was looking like a walk in the park to falling off a cliff? New players still learning the system? No exhibition games to iron out the kinks?

    From first-period domination of the Calgary Flames to second-period humiliation, it wasn’t so much that the Canucks saw their early dominance and a 1-0 advantage evaporate in the second period.

    When the Flames struck twice in a span of 1:25 and then bagged a buzzer-beater at end of the middle frame en route to a 5-2 victory, it was almost too much to fathom.

    Read more https://theprovince.com/sports/hock...m-fun-night-to-fright-night-in-one-bad-period
     

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