Calgary vs Edmonton Recap - Flames Win 5-3
|Calgary vs Edmonton Recap - Flames Win 5-3|
Olli Jokinen scored twice to lead the Flames over Edmonton 5-3 on Saturday at Rexall Place.
Calgary won as a +115 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Calgary got goals from Olli Jokinen (2), Rene Bourque, Derek Smith, and Mikael Backlund in the victory. Jokinen opened the scoring at 3:49 of the first period.
Miikka Kiprusoff turned in a 26-save effort for the Flames.
Sam Gagner, Lennart Petrell, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Miikka Kiprusoff.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 27 of 31 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Calgary scored 2 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Calgary outshot Edmonton 32-29 in the game.
Next game, Calgary takes its act on the road to face Vancouver looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head home to face Carolina.