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Calgary Flames goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff played brilliantly last season even as his team struggled.He won 35 games and posted excellent ratios (2.35 goals-against average, .921 save percentage). The outmanned Flames lost 16 games in overtime or in the shootout, but Kiprusoff kept them competitive almost every night.This season has not gone nearly as well. His ratios (3.76 GAA, .854 save percentage) are abysmal and the Flames are lagging behind the playoff race as a result.But coach Bob Hartley told the Calgary Herald that he remains confident in his tireless veteran.“I'll be very honest with you, Miikka Kiprusoff was one of the reasons why I decided to come to Calgary,” Hartley said. “I still feel the same way about Miikka Kiprusoff. If I would be a betting man, I know Miikka Kiprusoff is going to win way more games for the Calgary Flames than he's going to lose.“He's one of the best goalies in the league. I feel very comfortable, very confident, with Miikka. And I kno...
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Jay Bouwmeester scores for the Flames with 35 ticks left on the clock in the 3rd period to put the Flames ahead 2-1.
But.... with 3 seconds left, Marian Hossa of the Blackhawks sends the game into OT. Chicago will eventually win in a shootout.
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CALGARY, Alberta -- The third time was the charm for the Chicago Blackhawks. For the third time on their road trip, the Blackhawks went to a shootout Saturday night. After losing the first two games to go that far — in Minnesota and Vancouver — the Hawks came up with a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. Patrick Kane scored the winner, while goalie Ray Emery...
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