The Calgary Flames and Los Angeles Kings have been playing low-scoring games for the majority of the season. And with the goaltenders they have, it's easy to see why.
Miikka Kiprusoff made 31 saves and stopped two of the three shots he faced in a shootout, leading the Flames to a 2-1 victory over the Kings on Thursday night. Calgary is 7-17-3 when scoring fewer than three goals, and all of the wins have come with Kiprusoff in net.
Jarome Iginla scored the tying goal on a power play in the second period, and Olli Jokinen and Michael Cammalleri connected on Calgary's first two shots in the tiebreaker to help end a six-game road losing streak.
''It was a gritty game,'' Iginla said. ''They played well defensively, especially after the first period. We only had a few shots, but we just stayed with it and didn't get flustered.''
Jonathan Quick made 24 saves and Dustin Brown scored in the first period for the Kings, who are 8-1-6 since Darryl Sutter replaced Terry Murray as coach. They...