Latest 2005–06 Calgary Flames season Stories
David Moss scored two goals Saturday, leading Calgary's 4-3 win over Edmonton. His second goal snapped a 3-3 tie with 49 seconds left in the third period, giving the Flames their second straight victory to start the NHL season. Curtis Glencross and Nigel Dawes also had goals. Jay Bouwmeester had two
Mark Giordano scored the first of Calgary's three opening-period goals Thursday and the Flames held on down the stretch to defeat Vancouver 5-3. After taking a 3-0 lead after one period, Calgary saw the Canucks fight back to within 4-3 on a goal by Alexandre Burrows just 41 seconds into the third. Miikka Kiprusoff was perfect in goal the rest of the way, however, en route to a 37-save performance.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 19 of 20 shots Saturday and the Chicago Blackhawks took a 3-2 series lead with a 5-1 win over the Calgary Flames. The Blackhawks basically settled the issue when Brent Seabrook (power play), Patrick Sharp and Kris Versteeg all scored goals in the first period.
Sheldon Souray and Shawn Horcoff had a goal and two assists each Friday to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 5-1 win over Calgary. In the first game of a home-and-home set that continues Saturday in Calgary, the Oilers took a 2-0 lead after two periods and then erupted for three goals in the third to salt away their second win in their last three games. Ales Kotalik, Steve MacIntyre and Patrick O'Sullivan scored for Edmonton and Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers posted 31 saves for his first win since Nov.
Jarome Iginla had a goal and an assist Monday and the Calgary Flames beat Los Angeles 4-1 to take sole possession of first place in the Northwest Division. Daymond Langkow, David Moss and Jim Vandermeer scored goals and Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 23 shots for the Flames, who won for the second time in three games and lead Vancouver by two points as they prepare to visit the Canucks Tuesday. Kiprusoff has 45 wins this season -- fourth-best in NHL history.
Eric Nystrom's goal late in the second period Saturday boosted the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory against the Minnesota Wild. Nystrom's fifth goal this season snapped a 2-2 tie at 16:39 of the second and capped the scoring in the game. Jamie Lundmark and Daymond Langkow also had one goal apiece.
Andy McDonald and Jay McClement scored 51 seconds apart in the third period Friday, rallying the St. Louis Blues to a key 3-2 victory over Calgary. The Blues moved within two points of Nashville for the final playoff berth in the Western Conference with 10 games to play. St.
Mikhail Grabovski's hat trick lifted the Toronto Maple Leafs to a wild 8-6 win over the Calgary Flames Saturday night. The hat track is Grabovski's first in his third NHL season.
Olli Jokinen scored twice in regulation Thursday and then delivered the game-winner in a shootout, boosting the Calgary Flames to a 6-5 decision over Detroit. Calgary rallied from a 4-1 deficit to take a 5-4 lead with 1:20 left in regulation on Jamie Lundmark's second goal of the contest.
Bryan Little notched two goals for the Atlanta Thrashers Sunday in a 5-2 win over the Calgary Flames. Ilya Kovalchuk added a goal and assist and Chris Thorburn and Tobias Enstrom scored for the Thrashers, who have won four of their last six contests. Jarome Iginla posted one of the Calgary goals, his 30th of the season.
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