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Flames beaten by their own style

Updated: June 1, 2004, 12:50 AM ET
By Eric Adelson | Special to ESPN.com

CALGARY, Alberta -- Darryl Sutter's an honest Alberta farmboy, so he should know: You reap what you sow.

The Calgary Flames reached the Stanley Cup finals by taking a toll. They won every single game by wanting it more, by being nastier, by punishing. But the problem with punishing is that it can go too far. Monday night, in their 1-0 Game 4 loss, it did.

Chris Clark's first-period crosscheck on Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Nolan Pratt was extraneous, and it cost his team the game's ...

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