Calgary Ices Detroit 3-2 - Recap
Miikka Kiprusoff made 36 stops Wednesday to lead the Flames over the Red Wings 3-2 at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Calgary was an underdog by +142 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Steve Begin (2) and Lee Stempniak each scored for the Flames in the victory. Stempniak opened the scoring for Calgary, finding the back of the net at 13:28 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Cory Sarich and Sven Baertschi.
Miikka Kiprusoff turned in a 36-save effort for the Flames.
Johan Franzen and Gustav Nyquist scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Miikka Kiprusoff.
Jimmy Howard stopped 14 of 17 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Calgary scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Detroit went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Detroit outshot Calgary 38-17 in the game.
Next game, Calgary takes its act home to face Anaheim looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Vancouver.