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Flames lose a heart-breaker in Anaheim

Friday, 02.03.2012 / 8:22 PM / Calgary Flames Budweiser Game Day
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Flames lose a heart-breaker in Anaheim




2011-12 Game No. 65; Road Game No. 35
Flames Record: 29-25-11

HIGHLIGHT OF THE NIGHT - LELAND IRVING STONES BOBBY RYAN
FULL HIGHLIGHTS ›STAMPEDE DAY IN ANAHEIM› GAME GALLERY ›THE FIVE TAKEAWAYS ›


CALGARYFLAMES.COM 3 STARS
1st STAR
LELAND IRVING

GOALTENDER - CGY
SHOTS FACED: 38 | SAVES MADE: 35
SAVE PERCENTAGE: .921

VIDEO ›
2nd STAR
RYAN GETZLAF
CENTER - ANA
GOALS: 1 | ASST: 1 | SHOTS: 3 | +/-: +2
TOI: 22:45 | FACEOFF WINS: 10 (56%)

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3rd STAR
MIKE CAMMALLERI
CENTER - CGY
GOALS: 0 | ASST: 1 | SHOTS: 2 | +/-: +1
TOI: 18:41 | SHIFTS: 25

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ANAHEIM, CA --  Ryan Getzlaf scored the winning goal with 46 seconds left to give Anaheim a 3-2 victory over Calgary on Friday night, extending the Ducks' home winning streak against the Flames to 15 games.

The Ducks nearly scored on a long shot with 10 seconds left, but defenseman Mark Giordano scrambled after the puck sailing toward the empty net. His desperation swipe with his stick came just as the puck was about to cross the goal line.

Jonas Hiller made 27 saves for the Ducks, whose winning streak at home against Calgary is their longest against one opponent in franchise history. They outshot the Flames in all three periods while snapping a two-game skid.

Leland Irving stopped 36 shots in his sixth career start for the Flames.

Getzlaf took a short pass from Corey Perry and fired a one-timer from the right circle at 19:20 for the go-ahead goal.

The Flames tied the game at 2 early in the third. Alex Tanguay scored into the open left side of the net while Hiller was caught in a scrum on the right side assisted by Mike Cammalleri and Jarome Iginla.

Perry gave Anaheim its first lead, 2-1, at 7:41 of the second. He took a short pass from Getzlaf on the left side and lunged at the net to beat Irving stick side.

The fight-filled first period ended in a 1-1 tie, with Curtis Glencross scoring first for the Flames and Bobby Ryan notching his third goal in six games with a 2-on-1 for the Ducks. Each team had four penalties, including consecutive ones for fighting. Luca Sbisa and Tom Kostopoulos landed punches during a faceoff and then Francois Beauchemin and Iginla tangled along the boards three minutes later.


PHOTO OF THE GAME
BY THE NUMBERS
STAT OF THE NIGHT
Cory Sarich doubled the highest individual total on the Ducks squad in hits on Friday night. The rugged blueliner dished out eight hits in his 19:57 of ice time while Ducks leaders Andrew Cogliano and Sheldon Brookbank threw four each.

FLAMES LEADERS
Icetime -- Giordano (26:29)
Shots -- Glencross, Comeau (4)
Hits -- Sarich (8)
Blocks -- Giordano, Glencross, Hannan, Smith (2)
Takeaways -- Brodie, Tanguay (1)
Faceoff Wins -- Stajan (11, 69%)
TWEET OF THE NIGHT:
@PeterPetrini:
Love seeing this team push it till the end


FLAMES LINEUP VS. ANAHEIM
FORWARD LINES
Left Wing Center Right Wing
Alex Tanguay Mike Cammalleri Jarome Iginla
Curtis Glencross Olli Jokinen David Moss
Tom Kostopoulos Matt Stajan Blake Comeau
Lance Bouma Roman Horak Tim Jackman
DEFENCE PAIRINGS
Left Defence Right Defence
Derek Smith Jay Bouwmeester
Mark Giordano Scott Hannan
TJ Brodie Cory Sarich
Goaltenders: Miikka Kiprusoff, Leland Irving
Starting Lineup: Irving, Giordano, Hannan, Tanguay, Cammalleri, Iginla
POWERPLAY UNITS
FORWARD LINES
Left Wing Center Right Wing
Alex Tanguay Mike Cammalleri Jarome Iginla
Curtis Glencross Olli Jokinen David Moss
POINT MEN
Left Point Right Point
Mark Giordano TJ Brodie
PENALTY KILL UNITS
FORWARD UNITS
Forward Forward
Tom Kostopoulos Matt Stajan
Curtis Glencross David Moss
DEFENCE PAIRINGS
Left Defence Right Defence
Jay Bouwmeester Derek Smith
Mark Giordano Scott Hannan