CALGARY 4 ST. LOUIS 3
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It almost looked like the St. Louis Blues had Calgary in the first period when they scored two goals and outshot the Flames 9-2.
The Flames regrouped and fought back to win the game in overtime.
The Blues outshot the Flames 9-2 and scored two goals. David Backes scored the first goal of the game from a rebound off Miikka Kiprusoff’s left pad. Later, rookie Patrick Berglund scored his seventh goal in a power play from the top of the faceoff circle.
The Flames turned up the physical play and gained momentum. Rene Bourque put the team on board with a wrister from a pass by Craig Conroy. Blues’ lead scorer Brad Boyes retaliated and scored a goal off the skate of Wayne Primeau on a power play. Brandon Prust exited in the middle of the period with a possible jaw injury after a high elbow by Cam Janssen.
The Flames started the third with Jarome Iginla scoring his eighth power play goal of the season from a pass by Todd Bertuzzi from behind the net. Later, David Moss tied the game on a power play after Backes was in the box for a boarding penalty on Mark Giordano.
Mike Cammalleri snapped a goal from a pass by Jarome Iginla in the second time the Flames have played an overtime period this season.