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Flames 5, Maple Leafs 2

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 3:15 AM

Associated Press

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Flames 5, Maple Leafs 2
Calgary Flames 5, Toronto Maple Leafs 2

TORONTO (AP) -Calgary coach Brent Sutter was not happy even after the Flames' 5-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night.

"Yeah, I'm (upset)," Sutter said Saturday. "I wasn't pleased at all tonight."

Jarome Iginla scored two goals and Miikka Kiprusoff made 38 saves to lift the Flames.

"The positives here tonight is that we got two points, our goaltender played very well, the captain scored two goals and we got a goal on our power play," Sutter said. "Other than that, it's wasn't a great game on our behalf. We were fortunate to get a win."

Eric Nystrom, Dustin Boyd and Jay Bouwmeester also had goals for the Flames, who rebounded from a 2-1 shootout loss on Friday.

Francois Beauchemin and Matt Stajan scored for Toronto, which has earned just four points in nine home games (1-6-2) this season.

Maple Leafs coach Ron Wilson was left to explain his team's latest loss.

"At the end of the day, you say it's too much Iginla and too much Kiprusoff," he said.

Iginla and Nystrom scored 16 seconds apart in the first 1:37 - a pair of goals that starting goalie Jonas Gustavsson probably should have stopped.

That left Toronto trailing 2-0 for the ninth time in 18 games this season.

Beauchemin soon started Toronto on the comeback trail. Niklas Hagman was screening Kiprusoff when Beauchemin one-timed a point shot into the net at 5:24 of the first.

However, Boyd followed up on his own blocked shot and backhanded the puck past Gustavsson at 9:54. That prompted Leafs coach Ron Wilson to replace his rookie goalie with Vesa Toskala, who had a good effort during the team's 3-2 loss in Chicago a night earlier.

Toskala seemed to help calm things down and Toronto carried much of the play for the next 30 minutes, outshooting the Flames 20-4 in the second period.

"They really bounced back," Kiprusoff said. "The second period, we weren't ready for that."

Only one of those shots, a backhanded rebound by Stajan, got behind Kiprusoff.

Kiprusoff has allowed just five goals in his past five starts and is a big reason Calgary ended its three-game road trip with a victory. He sprawled his left arm out to take the tying goal off Mikhail Grabovski's stick late in the second period and turned away Hagman from in-close in the third.

"Thank goodness he was there," Flames defenseman Robyn Regehr said of Kiprusoff. "I thought for most of the first period and all the second period, they were the better team.

"He made great saves. I can't say enough good things about him, he had a tremendous game."

By that point, Iginla had provided his goaltender with a bit more cushion. The Flames' captain scored his 11th of the season after roaring down the right wing and beating Toskala high at 2:30 of the third period, giving Calgary a 4-2 lead.

Calgary eventually turned it on during the third period and got a goal from Bouwmeester.

Notes: Defenseman Carl Gunnarson played his first career NHL game for Toronto ... Leafs forward Phil Kessel and Flames forward David Moss are cousins ... Calgary has opened the scoring in 15 of its 18 games ... The Leafs warmed up in retro jerseys.

scoring summary
1st Period
01:21
CGY
Jarome Iginla (10) ASST: Fredrik Sjostrom (5), Olli Jokinen (8)
1 - 0 CGY
01:37
CGY
Eric Nystrom (5) ASST: Dustin Boyd (5)
2 - 0 CGY
05:24
TOR
PPG - Francois Beauchemin (2) ASST: Tomas Kaberle (19), Jason Blake (9)
2 - 1 CGY
09:54
CGY
Dustin Boyd (3) ASST: David Moss (3), Eric Nystrom (2)
3 - 1 CGY
2nd Period
04:41
TOR
PPG - Matt Stajan (4) ASST: Phil Kessel (3), Francois Beauchemin (5)
3 - 2 CGY
3rd Period
02:30
CGY
Jarome Iginla (11) ASST: Craig Conroy (6), Adam Pardy (4)
4 - 2 CGY
13:30
CGY
PPG - Jay Bouwmeester (2) ASST: Nigel Dawes (8), Rene Bourque (14)
5 - 2 CGY
penalty summary
1st Period
02:27
TOR
Colton Orr  Fighting (maj) against  Brian McGrattan
02:27
CGY
Brian McGrattan  Fighting (maj) against  Colton Orr
02:28
TOR
Jamal Mayers  Fighting (maj) against  Brandon Prust
02:28
CGY
Brandon Prust  Fighting (maj) against  Jamal Mayers
03:32
CGY
Rene Bourque  Roughing against  Jason Blake
2nd Period
02:50
CGY
Adam Pardy  Delay of game
12:12
TOR
Jamal Mayers  Hooking against  Jarome Iginla
14:22
CGY
Craig Conroy  Hi-sticking against  Tomas Kaberle
3rd Period
03:29
CGY
Jarome Iginla  Hooking against  Mikhail Grabovski
08:03
CGY
Olli Jokinen  Fighting (maj) against  Francois Beauchemin
08:03
TOR
Francois Beauchemin  Fighting (maj) against  Olli Jokinen
13:04
TOR
Rickard Wallin  Interference against  Nigel Dawes
17:03
CGY
Olli Jokinen  Holding against  Mikhail Grabovski
goalie stats
Miikka Kiprusoff
SA: 40TOI: 60:00
Saves: 38EV: 27 - 27
PIM: 0PP: 10 - 12
SV%: .950SH: 1 - 1
Vesa Toskala
SA: 17TOI: 50:06
Saves: 15EV: 13 - 14
PIM: 0PP: 1 - 2
SV%: .882SH: 1 - 1
Jonas Gustavsson
Jonas Gustavsson
3-4-3
SA: 5TOI: 9:54
Saves: 2EV: 2 - 5
PIM: 0PP: 0 - 0
SV%: .400SH: 0 - 0