Flames’ coach not happy despite beating Leafs
“Yeah, I’m (upset),” Sutter said Saturday. “I wasn’t pleased at all tonight.”
“The positives here tonight is that we got two points, our goaltender played very well, the captain scored two goals and we got a goal on our power play,” Sutter said. “Other than that, it’s wasn’t a great game on our behalf. We were fortunate to get a win.”
“At the end of the day, you say it’s too much Iginla and too much Kiprusoff,” he said.
Iginla and Nystrom scored 16 seconds apart in the first 1:37 – a pair of goals that starting goalie
That left Toronto trailing 2-0 for the ninth time in 18 games this season.
Beauchemin soon started Toronto on the comeback trail.
However, Boyd followed up on his own blocked shot and backhanded the puck past Gustavsson at 9:54. That prompted Leafs coach Ron Wilson to replace his rookie goalie with
Toskala seemed to help calm things down and Toronto carried much of the play for the next 30 minutes, outshooting the
“They really bounced back,” Kiprusoff said. “The second period, we weren’t ready for that.”
Only one of those shots, a backhanded rebound by Stajan, got behind Kiprusoff.
Kiprusoff has allowed just five goals in his past five starts and is a big reason
“Thank goodness he was there,”
“He made great saves. I can’t say enough good things about him, he had a tremendous game.”
Notes: Defenseman Carl Gunnarson played his first career NHL game for Toronto … Leafs forward