Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/12/12
Stinkin Flames… The Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames battled in a classic Northwest Division matchup featuring two fights and extra time as the Flames beat the Canucks 3-2 in the shootout. Mason Raymond and Alex Edler were stopped in the skills competition and Jarome Iginla had his revenge on Roberto Luongo to seal it in the third round, keeping the Canucks from collecting all eight points on their four-game Western road trip. The Hat Trick Classic Northwest Clash It only took a few minutes for the energy of Hockey Day In Canada’s finale to overflow in the veins of players, leading to the first of two spirited scraps between the Flames and Canucks. Lance Bouma and Mike Duco dropped the gloves six minutes into the first period in an even exchange leading up to second period heavyweight bout featuring Tim Jackman and Andrew Alberts. Jackman got the better of Alberts as the two traded big blows at center ice.  Booth Battles Back After Calgary controlled the first half of the hockey
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