Flames vs Ducks Final: 7-2 - Recap
Hockey bettors who backed the Flames on the moneyline Wednesday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Calgary easily handled Anaheim 7-2 at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Calgary was an underdog by +171 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Calgary got goals from Mikael Backlund (2), Michael Cammalleri, Mark Giordano, Ladislav Smid, T.J. Galiardi, and Corban Knight in the victory. Giordano opened the scoring at 3:39 of the first period.
Joni Ortio turned in a 20-save effort for the Flames.
Andrew Cogliano and Nick Bonino scored for the Ducks, finding the net behind Joni Ortio.
Frederik Andersen stopped 16 of 20 shots for the Ducks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Calgary went 1-for-4, while the Ducks were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Anaheim lost the shots on goal battle to Calgary by a margin of 25-22.
Calgary looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Stars. The Ducks will aim to get back on the winning track at Colorado.