Lanny McDonald met Flames players following their morning skate.
He gave the boys a basic message as they cling to the playoff race.
McDonald, in town with team sponsors, added, “Twelve games left: that's 20 minutes for each player a night, which is 240 minutes - four hours.
“Giving your best for four hours makes it work.”
Lannylytics says they have 220 minutes to prove they can fight.
After an 8-2 loss at Crypto.com Arena, Rasmus Andersson commented, "It was a tough game."
The Flames suffered another major loss to their playoff hopes a day after Winnipeg and Nashville were eliminated.
In front of John Legend, Vince Vaughn, and Stampeder-turned-Broncos signing Alex Singleton,