Flames score early; douse Canucks

Flames score early; douse Canucks

The Calgary Flames scored three times in the first period en route to a 5-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks Thursday night.

Calgary won the game as -130 favorites, while the eight goals sailed OVER the posted over/under (5.5).

Mark Giordano, Rene Bourque, Adam Pardy, Brandon Prust, and Dion Phaneuf scored for the Flames. Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 39 shots for the victory.

Kevin Bieksa, Mikael Samuelsson, and Alex Burrows replied for the Canucks.