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Calgary Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff gave up a brutal goal to Detroit Red Wings defenseman Johan Franzen late in Wednesday night's game at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Franzen's shot from center ice took a short hop and bounced through Kiprusoff's pads into the net.
Fortunately, the goal wasn't enough to rally the Red Wings from behind, as the Flames were able to hold on for a 3-2 victory.
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