"He made a fantastic play at the internet to get that puck up from where he was," Ward said.(Larry MacDougal/Canadian Press )Pageau's 14th objective of the season came when he rupture down the best side and fired a puck over the shoulder on the glove side of David Rittich, who said he was deceived by the release and believed he was going blocker side. Now it's going in, "stated Pageau, who scored 11 times in November."Obviously, when you're able to score like a minute after, it's big," said Rittich, who had 26 stops. We didn't stop, didn't cheat to get that goal," Pageau said.
Make it two wins in as numerous video games for Calgary Flames interim head coach Geoff Ward.
Ward, 57, previously the team's associate coach, took over behind the bench on Wednesday night for Calgary's 3-2 overtime win in Buffalo.
On Friday, head coach Bill Peters resigned, amid allegations of racial slurs and physical abuse of gamers in previous tasks. Peters' resignation follows a prolonged process that consisted of investigations by the Flames and the NHL.
"The group's been real resistant today. They've found ways to pull together and it appears on the bench tonight," stated Ward, who has actually never formerly been an NHL head coach.
Lindholm's definitive goal
Veteran Milan Lucic, called 2nd star and one of the very best Flames on the ice on Saturday with 5 shot efforts, knows Ward well, having invest 7 seasons together in Boston.
"He's remained in the NHL for the last 13 years and I was fortunate adequate to spend his very first seven and my first 7 together," Lucic stated. "I got ta state, I'm delighted to be here with him to see this chance that he has. Simply attempt to rally around him, I know he's going to do a fantastic job and it's up to us as players to purchase in."
Lindholm's definitive objective came at 15:50 of the 3rd duration, just 1:01 after Jean-Gabriel Pageau had tied it 1-1.
Sean Monahan backhanded the puck high in the air and over defenceman Ron Hainsey, who put his arm up, but could not reach it. As it landed behind him, Lindholm was right there and from in-tight, he rapidly fired the puck over the shoulder of novice Senators goalie Marcus Hogberg.
"He made a terrific play at the internet to get that puck up from where he was," Ward stated. "We've talked about it a lot. When there's not ice in front of you, get the puck behind and skate onto it."
Lindholm leads the team with 14 objectives in 29 games. It comes a season after scoring a career-high 27 objectives.