Mike Smith Pummels Flames Goaltender in Heated Tilt

Published April 4, 2023 at 10:49 PM

On February 1st, 2020, the Battle of Alberta between the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames reached new heights when Oilers goaltender Mike Smith and Flames netminder Cam Talbot engaged in a physical altercation. The two goalies exchanged blows, with Smith coming out as the clear winner.

The incident added to the intense rivalry between the two Alberta-based teams, which dates back several decades. While physical altercations are not uncommon in hockey, seeing two goaltenders go at it is a rare occurrence that added an extra level of excitement to the game.

The Battle of Alberta has been a fixture in the NHL for years, and moments like this are a testament to the enduring passion and intensity of the rivalry between the Oilers and Flames. Fans on both sides will surely remember this tussle between the two goaltenders for years to come.
April 5   |   71 answers
Mike Smith Pummels Flames Goaltender in Heated Tilt

Who won this goalie tilt?

Smith5678.9 %
Talbot1521.1 %
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