The math doesn't seem to add up - two games, two fast starts, zero points.
The brain-teaser that was the weekend trip to Iowa saw a team that entered 16-1-2-2 when scoring first on the year go 0-2 after claiming early leads in back-to-back games, in a measuring stick series against one of the top teams in the AHL's Western Conference.
"Adversity is going to make us better," said Heat head coach Cail MacLean following Sunday's setback. "We did some good things. (Saturday) night we did some good things, didn't get the result that we needed. Tonight, good start, good physicality early in the game. We allowed it to get away from us."