Calgary skated to a 3-2 victory over Colorado on Thursday in NHL action at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Bettors who backed the Flames were rewarded as -130 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Calgary got goals from Olli Jokinen, Curtis Glencross, and Lee Stempniak in the victory. Stempniak opened the scoring at 6:21 of the third period.
Miikka Kiprusoff turned in a 16-save effort for the Flames.
T.J. Galiardi and Matt Duchene scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Miikka Kiprusoff.
Colorado got a 32-stop effort from Jean-Sebastien Giguere in the loss.
Calgary scored 2 times on 8 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to Calgary by a margin of 35-18.
Next game, Calgary takes its act home to face Edmonton looking for another win. For Colorado, they head on the road to face Edmonton.