Calgary 3, Vancouver 2

Thursday, April 5, 2012 9:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Vancouver 50-22-2-7 26-10-0-4 24-12-2-3 L1
Calgary 36-29-7-9 22-12-1-5 14-17-6-4 W1


Michael Cammalleri scored twice in the third period and Miikka Kiprusoff turned aside 32 shots as Calgary ended Vancouver's season-high seven-game winning streak.
Curtis Glencross also tallied in the final period and Akim Aliu secured his first career NHL point for the Flames, who won for just the second time in 10 games (2-4-4).
Alex Burrows netted his 16th career shorthanded goal and Jannik Hansen also scored as the Canucks remained tied with the New York Rangers in the race for the Presidents' Trophy.
Vancouver finishes its regular season on Saturday by hosting Northwest Division rival Edmonton while New York will also play a home game against Washington. St. Louis, which sits two points behind Vancouver, hosts Phoenix on Friday and visits Dallas on Saturday.
After Cammalleri leveled the contest at 1-1 by cleaning up a backhander early in the third period, Glencross gave Calgary its first lead just over 7 1/2 minutes later. Glencross forced a turnover in the high slot and quickly wired a shot past Cory Schneider for his 26th goal.
Cammalleri provided insurance with his 20th goal with 3:37 remaining in the third period. Although Hansen trimmed the deficit to one just 26 seconds later, the Canucks couldn't solve Kiprusoff again and suffered their first loss since a 2-1 overtime setback to Chicago on March 21.
: The Northwest Division rivals won three games apiece in the season series. ... Vancouver fell to 10-2-2 in its last 14 matches with the Flames - including a 5-1-1 mark in its past seven visits to Calgary. ... With his shorthanded tally in the first period, Burrows moved into second place in franchise history. ... Kiprusoff has posted seven consecutive 70-game seasons and appeared in 599 contests overall.

Top Game Performances

Vancouver   Calgary
Dan Hamhuis 2 Points Michael Cammalleri 2
Alexandre Burrows 1 Goals Michael Cammalleri 2
Dan Hamhuis 2 Assists Akim Aliu 1
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
Alexandre Burrows 1 Short Handed Goals N/A
Cory Schneider .893 Save Percentage Miikka Kiprusoff .941
Cory Schneider 25 Saves Miikka Kiprusoff 32

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Vancouver 34 2 0-6 4-4 12 28
Calgary 28 3 0-4 6-6 16 26

Upcoming Games

  • Calgary will play its next game at home against Anaheim. The Flames have a W/L % of .417 after a win and .467 after a loss.
  • Vancouver will play its next game at home against Edmonton. The Canucks have a W/L % of .588 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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