Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/27/13
The Edmonton Oilers may be the NHL's team of the future. The Calgary Flames don't appear ready to give up the title of being the best team in Alberta just yet. The Flames took the first meeting of the provincial rivals with a 4-3 victory Saturday night at the Saddledome. In turn, they won for the first time this season. The Oilers, with their plethora of youngsters -- including the last three first overall draft picks in Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov -- are considered far and wide as a team on the rise.The Flames finally had their chance to have a say and made the most of it, led by Lee Stempniak, who potted his third goal of the season in a three-point night. The Flames had all their forwards at their disposal, and showed they may just have the offensive touch needed to end their playoff drought after missing the second season in each of the last three seasons. Mikael Backlund, Curtis Glencross and Jay Bouwmeester also scored for the Flames, who put toge...
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