Canucks benefit from experience
Flames' coach Darryl Sutter was disappointed in the play of captain Jarome Iginla against the Canucks.
In a 28-second span early in the second period the Flames erased Vancouver's 2-0 lead with two power-play goals created by fearlessly charging the net. That lapse would have beem the start of a collapse on past Canucks teams, but they patiently waited for their chances to pay off while finishing off a 5-3 victory in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinal series.
"I think that some of our players played a very nervous, perimeter game. And you know they're top players, they can't play that game," Calgary head coach Darryl Sutter said afterward.