Blue Jackets-Flames: Post-Game Analysis

November 29th, 2009 by Ed Cmar Leave a reply »
Rather than do the usual drone of a narrative game recap (I'm not that clever, and really, I'm not that lyrical), I'd like to do a quick n' dirty analysis of last night's game, between the Blue Jackets and the Calgary Flames.

So, here's what went well, what went OK, and what was abysmal:


The Good:

* The CBJ playing solid, Hitch-like hockey for 54 minutes.  Lots of energy, tight checking and solid goaltending.  I know, I know, hockey's a 60 minute game.  I'll get to those dreaded 79 seconds, in a later light section. 

* Jared Boll is back, and, is that a scorer's touch I see?  Great transition, going from drawing a goaltender's interference penalty, to coming out of the penalty box, and scoring a goal on a stellar feed from Brassard.

* Kristian Huselius with two great primary assists, as well as a Shootout Goal.  It's amazing as to how well he's brought the energy to his game, since coming off of IR, "allegedly."  Much like the Ottawa game, "Juice" has truly been the CBJ's best player, on the ice.& ...

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