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Post-Sim Wrap-Up: Flames beat Lightning 5-4

The virtual Calgary Flames returned home from a disappointing three game road trip that saw them one of three outings. They faced the Tampa Bay Lightning on March 21 in their first game back from their trip.

They battled to a hard-fought 5-4 victory over Tampa Bay.



  • Forwards: Gaudreau-Monahan-Lindholm, Mangiapane-Backlund-Tkachuk, Lucic-Ryan-Dube, Bennett-Jankowski-Rieder
  • Defense: Giordano-Brodie, Hanifin-Hamonic, Gustafsson-Andersson
  • Goalies: Talbot starting, Rittich as backup

Talbot was good against New Jersey, so he gets another chance.


  • Forwards: Killorn-Cirelli-Kucherov, Palat-Point-Coleman, Stephens-Johnson-Gourde, Maroon-Paquette-Goodrow
  • Defense: Hedman-Cernak, Sergachev-Shattenkirk, McDonagh-Bogosian
  • Goalies: Vasilevskiy starting, with McElhinney as backup


The game was tight for two periods.