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Flames 1, Canadiens 0

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 4:47 AM

Associated Press

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Flames 1, Canadiens 0
Calgary Flames 1, Montréal Canadiens 0

MONTREAL (AP) -Miikka Kiprusoff got his first shutout of the season and Jarome Iginla extended his goal-scoring streak to four games, leading the Calgary Flames to a 1-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.

Kiprusoff made 25 saves and improved to 10-3-1 this season as Calgary won its fourth straight to begin a four-game trip. It was his 31st career shutout, his first since Feb. 12, when he turned aside 36 shots in a 2-0 win over Los Angeles.

Named the NHL's first star of the week one day earlier, Iginla opened the scoring with his team-leading ninth of the season 14:55 in.

Iginla, who has scored five times during the streak, took a return pass from Olli Jokinen and put a shot through traffic past Jaroslav Halak from the top of the right faceoff circle.

Halak stopped 30 shots for Montreal, which has lost its last three games at the Bell Centre.

The Canadiens, who lost 4-3 in Calgary on Oct. 6, have dropped five of seven overall.

Flames forward Curtis Glencross sat out the first game of his three-game suspension. Glencross was suspended by the league on Monday for his hit to the head of Chris Drury of the New York Rangers in Calgary's 3-1 win Saturday.

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Rene Bourque drew his 12th assist of the season on Iginla's first-period goal to increase his team-leading point total to 18.

The sellout crowd of 21,273 came to life during a wild stretch of 4-on-4 play in the second that saw Montreal's Scott Gomez go in on a breakaway and deke Kiprusoff, only to lose control of the puck with an opportunity to shoot over the goalie's right pad into an open left side.

Kiprusoff protected his shutout with a fine stop on former teammate Mike Cammalleri just over 4 minutes into the third.

The Canadiens, who will celebrate their 100th anniversary on Dec. 4, wore retro uniforms patterned after those worn by the 1910-11 team. Strikingly similar to the Minnesota Wild's look, the red-white-and-green throwback jerseys feature a green maple leaf crest on the front.

NOTES: Kiprusoff had four shutouts last season. ... Flames D Adam Pardy fought with Montreal's Travis Moen 10:38 in. Canadiens RW Ryan White and Calgary's Eric Nystrom got fighting majors later in the first. ... The Canadiens, who were founded on Dec. 4, 1909, wore light brown gloves to evoke the look of old leather. Montreal went 8-8 in 1910-11 during the team's second season in the National Hockey Association, the NHL's predecessor. ... Cammalleri, who signed with the Canadiens as an unrestricted free agent, led the Flames with 39 goals last season. ... Montreal D Jay Leach played his first game since he was picked up on waivers on Friday.

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scoring summary
1st Period
14:55
CGY
Jarome Iginla (9) ASST: Olli Jokinen (7), Rene Bourque (12)
1 - 0 CGY
2nd Period
NONE
3rd Period
NONE
penalty summary
1st Period
00:59
MTL
Paul Mara  Tripping against  Nigel Dawes
11:38
CGY
Adam Pardy  Fighting against  Travis Moen
11:38
MTL
Travis Moen  Fighting against  Adam Pardy
11:38
MTL
Max Pacioretty  Cross checking against  Adam Pardy
11:38
CGY
Adam Pardy  Roughing against  Max Pacioretty
12:28
CGY
Rene Bourque  Hi-sticking against  Josh Gorges
14:56
CGY
Eric Nystrom  Fighting against  Ryan White
14:56
MTL
Ryan White  Fighting against  Eric Nystrom
15:55
MTL
Maxim Lapierre  Slashing against  Cory Sarich
18:35
CGY
Jay Bouwmeester  Interference against  Tom Pyatt
2nd Period
03:58
MTL
Ryan White  Hi-sticking against  Brandon Prust
07:03
MTL
Maxim Lapierre  Roughing against  Dion Phaneuf
07:03
CGY
Brandon Prust  Roughing against  Tomas Plekanec
10:34
MTL
Paul Mara  Roughing against  Brian McGrattan
3rd Period
07:38
MTL
Josh Gorges  Tripping against  Rene Bourque
12:31
CGY
Olli Jokinen  Hooking against  Jaroslav Spacek
17:50
MTL
Josh Gorges  Holding against  Nigel Dawes
goalie stats
Miikka Kiprusoff
Miikka Kiprusoff
10-3-1
SA: 25TOI: 60:00
Saves: 25EV: 20 - 20
PIM: 0PP: 5 - 5
SV%: 1.000SH: 0 - 0
Jaroslav Halak
SA: 31TOI: 59:22
Saves: 30EV: 18 - 19
PIM: 0PP: 12 - 12
SV%: .968SH: 0 - 0