Calgary vs Colorado Recap - Flames Win 4-3
Miikka Kiprusoff made 36 stops Saturday to lead the Flames over the Avalanche 4-3 at Pepsi Center.
Calgary was an underdog by +123 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Calgary got goals from Jarome Iginla, Curtis Glencross, Lee Stempniak, and Paul Byron in the victory. Byron opened the scoring at 2:06 of the first period.
Miikka Kiprusoff turned in a 36-save effort for the Flames.
Colorado got goals from Milan Hejduk, David Jones, and Matt Duchene in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 16 of 20 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Calgary went 0-for-3, while the Avalanche were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Colorado outshot Calgary 39-20 in the game.
Calgary heads into a battle against the Senators. Colorado, meanwhile, will have their next action against Pittsburgh.