Flames try to steal rookie goalie’s puck and Sens fans are pissed (VIDEO)

Mar 23 2021, 10:39 am

The Calgary Flames made it difficult for the Ottawa Senators to collect the game puck for goaltender Filip Gustavsson’s first NHL win.

After the final buzzer sounded to conclude a 2-1 victory for Ottawa, Senators players went to collect the milestone game puck for their 22-year-old goalie. However, Flames defenceman Rasmus Andersson got there first and grabbed the puck.

Andersson looked set to leave the ice with the puck until Senators forward Brady Tkachuk chased after him, demanding he give it back. Andersson eventually tossed it aside, before Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk whacked the puck away to further delay the Senators from getting it.

The Sens really needed Gustavsson’s performance as Calgary outshot Ottawa in all three periods. The Flames led in shots 36-23, but the rookie goalie made 35 saves for his first-ever NHL win.

Most of the conversation online was focused on Andersson and Tkachuk. Many Senators fans took to social media to vent their frustration over the post-game puck incident.

Even some Flames fans did not come to the defence of the team for the incident.

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