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Flames fans give rousing ovation to Kiprusoff in return to Calgary

Team leader in wins honored during first period of game vs. Vancouver

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Miikka Kiprusoff was welcomed back to Scotiabank Saddledome on Sunday by adoring Calgary Flames fans.

The Flames showed Kiprusoff some love with a lengthy highlight package featuring some of his more ridiculously athletic saves.

Fans gave him a standing ovation after the video during the first period of their game against the Vancouver Canucks.

Tweet from @NHLFlames: Kipper! Kipper! Kipper!We're so happy to have you back in the 'Dome ������ pic.twitter.com/DkhdHttLx2

Kiprusoff is the Flames leader in wins by a goalie (305) and won the Vezina and Jennings Trophies in 2006. He became a fan favorite by helping Calgary reach the Stanley Cup Final in his first season there, 2004. 

Kiprusoff retired after the 2012-13 season.

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