Calgary vs Montreal Recap - Flames Win 4-1
|Calgary vs Montreal Recap - Flames Win 4-1|
The Flames earned a 4-1 victory over Montreal on Thursday behind a 35-save performance from Miikka Kiprusoff at Bell Centre.
The Flames were a +117 underdog in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
Calgary got goals from Rene Bourque (2), Niklas Hagman, and David Moss in the victory. Bourque opened the scoring at 7:15 of the first period.
Miikka Kiprusoff turned in a 35-save effort for the Flames.
Andrei Kostitsyn scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Miikka Kiprusoff.
Carey Price stopped 17 of 21 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Calgary scored 2 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Calgary lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 36-21.
Next game, Calgary takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For Montreal, they head home to face Colorado.