Flames Visual Recap 5: Calgary drops second straight game versus Toronto, Gaudreau picks up two goals

The Calgary Flames opened the first period up with truly uneventful hockey, and so too did the Toronto Maple Leafs. However, Toronto headed into the first intermission up two goals, one from Wayne Simmonds, the second from Auston Matthews on the power play.

Early in the second, Johnny Gaudreau scored to pull the Flames within one, but one minute later, Travis Boyd scored his first as a Leaf to restore the visitors’ two goal lead. With just over five minutes left in the second, Milan Lucic scored his first of the season to give the Flames a chance to tie the game heading into the final frame.

In the third, the Flames did exactly that, tying the game at three a piece with a power play goal from Gaudreau (marking his 25th career multi-goal game). However, Mitch Marner scored the game winner in the last ten minutes of the third, and that would be the game.

Check out these data visualisations to see what happened in Game 5 for Calgary.

Game events

All situations corsi

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5v5 corsi

Shifts

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