Flames Win Shootout in Florida


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Jarome Iginla’s goal with 11 seconds left in regulation time did more than tie the hockey game. It gave the Calgary Flames the momentum they needed to seal their second consecutive win at the start their 6-game eastern road trip.

With the help of goalie Miikka Kiprusoff, the Calgary Flames rallied late in the 3rd period to come back from a 1-0 deficit. Kipprusoff kept everything out of the net while the Flames put some awesome offensive pressure on Panther goalie Thomas Vokoun. but it took everything they had to beat him. In the end, it was a game that was decided by the goaltenders, not by the players.

Kiprusoff stopped 32 shots at one end of the ice, while Vokoun blocked 35 at the other. But the 3 stops that were the most important were the ones Kipper made in the shootout.

Calgary’s Kristian Huselius beat Vokoun to open the shootout, then Kipper proceeded to stop Nathan Horton, Olli Jokinen, and Stephen Weiss.

It is the Calgary Flames first shootout win of the season

Scoring Summary

1st Period

2nd Period
FLA: Jokinen A: none

3rd Period
CGY: Iginla A: Tanguay, Regehr


CGY: Huselius

About Greg Hounslow (558 Posts)

Greg is the founder of Red Mile Blog has been following the Flames through good times and bad since they arrived in Calgary in the early 80s. He has written hundreds of articles on the Flames since 2005 and considers himself an expert on hockey inconsistency and frustration. He shoots right and usually plays defence, but has been known to jump up in the rush. He is a 2-time CAHL men's league champion and knows the sweet taste of beer from a Cup.

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