Flames Fall 5-2 Against Vancouver - Game Recap
|Flames Fall 5-2 Against Vancouver - Game Recap|
Calgary was unable to break down Cory Schneider on Saturday, firing 38 shots but scoring only 2 times in a 5-2 loss against the Canucks.
Bettors who backed the Canucks were rewarded as -285 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Henrik Sedin, Dan Hamhuis, Alexandre Burrows, Alexander Edler, and Dale Weise each scored for the Canucks in the victory. Hamhuis opened the scoring for Vancouver, finding the back of the net at 0:34 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Alexandre Burrows and Daniel Sedin.
Cory Schneider stopped 36 of 38 Calgary shots in the victory.
Calgary got goals from Alex Tanguay and Dennis Wideman in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Calgary got a 17-stop effort from Miikka Kiprusoff in the loss.
On the power play, Vancouver went 1-for-2, while the Flames were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to Calgary by a margin of 38-22.
Vancouver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Coyotes. The Flames will aim to get back on the winning track at Colorado.