Chicago Falls 5-4 to Flames - Recap
Mikael Backlund scored twice to lead the Flames over Chicago 5-4 on Tuesday at Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Flames were a +171 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Calgary got goals from Mikael Backlund (2), Matt Stajan, T.J. Brodie, and Lance Bouma in the victory. Backlund opened the scoring at 1:13 of the first period.
Reto Berra turned in a 20-save effort for the Flames.
Marian Hossa (2), Patrick Kane, and Ben Smith scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Reto Berra.
Chicago got an 11-stop effort from Antti Raanta in the loss.
On the power play, Calgary went 0-for-2, while the Blackhawks were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot Calgary 33-29 in the game.
Next game, Calgary takes its act home to face San Jose looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Vancouver.