Recap - Flames Defeat Chicago 3-1
|Recap - Flames Defeat Chicago 3-1|
The Flames beat Chicago 3-1 on Friday, earning a victory backstopped by Miikka Kiprusoff's 26 saves.
Calgary won as a -101 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jarome Iginla, Olli Jokinen, and Jay Bouwmeester each scored for the Flames in the victory. Jokinen opened the scoring for Calgary, finding the back of the net at 12:24 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Jarome Iginla and Alex Tanguay.
Miikka Kiprusoff turned in a 26-save effort for the Flames.
Chicago got a goal from Brent Seabrook in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Ray Emery stopped 29 of 32 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Calgary went 1-for-5, while the Blackhawks were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Calgary by a margin of 32-27.
Calgary heads into a battle against the Ducks. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Colorado.