A paltry two points for the Calgary Flames.

An even more paltry one point for the captain.

Hmmm, wouldn't happen to be a correlation there, would there? Maybe? Huh? Ya think?!

"I wouldn't say a COUPLE of weeks,'' protested Jarome Iginla, in the early stock-taking stages of a sobering four-loss (0-2-2) homestand that has seen the club he has so long symbolized once again slip due south of the Western Conference equator. "The last week was a real tough week, yeah.

"But I wouldn't say a couple of weeks . . .