Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 3/28/12
Over a 10-day stretch, the Calgary Flames split with Dallas, blew a two-goal lead before losing in a shootout at Minnesota, lost in overtime in Colorado, fell in a home shootout to Columbus and fell at Edmonton. Prior to Monday's five-goal outburst, the Flames were outscored 14-6 in the five losses. Would have, could have and should have. With their season on the line, the Calgary Flames have blown chance after chance to realistically stay in the playoff race. Monday's 5-4 win over Dallas snapped a five-game skid for the fizzling Flames, but they are in 11th place in the Western Conference, three points behind eighth-place LA after being shut out by the Kings on Wednesday, two behind Phoenix and one behind Colorado. After last week's loss in Dallas, Mike Cammalleri stated the obvious to reporters: "We're realists about it. It looks like we're going to have to run the table here. We'll have to use that as a liberating feeling. It's a Cinderella story we're going to have to have n...
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