Calgary 5, Montreal 4

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 9:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Montreal 25-32-2-8 12-15-2-6 13-17-0-2 L2
Calgary 30-25-5-7 17-10-1-4 13-15-4-3 W1


FLAMES 5, CANADIENS 4: Captain Jarome Iginla had two goals and Curtis Glencross added a goal and two assists as Calgary snapped a five-game losing streak at home.

The Flames held off a late rally to win their sixth straight game at home over Montreal and snap a two-game slide overall.

The Flames built a 4-2 lead on Iginla’s second goal of the game late in the second period. Glencross added his 23rd marker on a slap shot at 7:16 of the third that beat Carey Price to give Calgary a comfortable 5-2 advantage.

Lars Eller and Max Pacioretty answered for the Canadiens midway through the final period to cut the Calgary lead to one. Pacioretty finished with two goals.

Montreal has lost seven of its last eight games and is last in the Eastern Conference with 60 points.

Canadiens forward Mike Cammalleri didn’t play against his former club because of an upper-body injury he suffered in Sunday’s 3-2 shootout loss to the Dallas Stars.

Miikka Kiprusoff made 24 saves for his 29th win of the season.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Calgary scored the first goal for the ninth straight game. … Calgary has scored four or more goals in six of the last seven games against Montreal. … The last time the Canadiens won in Calgary was Jan. 5, 2002.

Top Game Performances

Montreal   Calgary
Max Pacioretty 2 Points Curtis Glencross 3
Max Pacioretty 2 Goals Jarome Iginla 2
Lars Eller 1 Assists Curtis Glencross 2
Tomas Plekanec 1 Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Carey Price .853 Save Percentage Miikka Kiprusoff .857
Carey Price 29 Saves Miikka Kiprusoff 24

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Montreal 28 4 1-2 2-2 6 27
Calgary 34 5 0-2 1-2 6 35

Upcoming Games

  • Calgary will play its next game at home against Winnipeg. The Flames have a W/L % of .367 after a win and .514 after a loss.
  • Montreal will play its next game on the road against Edmonton. The Canadiens have a W/L % of .385 after a win and .366 after a loss.
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