Calgary Ices Chicago 3-1 - Recap
The Flames earned a 3-1 victory over the Blackhawks on Monday at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Calgary was an underdog by +118 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Calgary got goals from Curtis Glencross, Rene Bourque, and Mikael Backlund in the victory. Backlund opened the scoring at 14:33 of the first period.
Miikka Kiprusoff turned in a 22-save effort for the Flames.
Chicago got a goal from Patrick Kane in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Corey Crawford stopped 25 of 27 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Calgary went 1-for-4, while the Blackhawks were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Calgary by a margin of 28-23.
Next game, Calgary takes its act home to face Ottawa looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Edmonton.