Calgary Skates Past Montreal 5-4 - Recap
|Calgary Skates Past Montreal 5-4 - Recap|
Jarome Iginla scored twice to lead the Flames over Montreal 5-4 on Tuesday at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Bettors who backed the Flames were rewarded as -134 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
Calgary got goals from Jarome Iginla (2), Curtis Glencross, Mark Giordano, and David Moss in the victory. Moss opened the scoring at 10:06 of the first period.
Miikka Kiprusoff turned in a 24-save effort for the Flames.
Max Pacioretty (2), Tomas Plekanec, and Lars Eller scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Miikka Kiprusoff.
Carey Price stopped 29 of 34 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Calgary went 0-for-2, while the Canadiens were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Calgary by a margin of 34-28.
Calgary heads into a battle against the Jets. Montreal, meanwhile, will have their next action against Edmonton.