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NHL Game Summary - Calgary at New Jersey



(Monday, April 7th)

Final Score: Calgary 1, New Jersey 0

Newark, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - Karri Ramo made 31 saves for his second shutout of the season to help the Calgary Flames deal the New Jersey Devils a crippling 1-0 loss on Monday.

The defeat was a stinging blow to New Jersey's playoff hopes, as the team is three points back of the Columbus Blue Jackets for the final wild card spot. New Jersey has just three games left, while Columbus has four.

"We're at the mercy of games like this because our margin of error is very small," said New Jersey head coach Peter DeBoer. "We're still alive here, have to get ready and cross our fingers that we get some help."

Mark Giordano scored the only goal of the game for the Flames, who have won three straight for the first start since a five-game run from Jan. 22-Feb. 1.

"It was a tough game and they were in our zone for a lot of time," said Ramo. "But we got the one goal and we're able to make their life harder."

Cory Schneider gave up one goal on 22 shots. for the Devils, who had won three of four coming into the game.

The only goal of this game came just 23 seconds into the final period with Calgary on the power play.

A dump in wrapped around the boards to the left side by Matt Cammalleri and Jiri Hudler picked it up, firing a pass to the high slot where Giordano one- timed a knuckler into the back of the net.

New Jersey got pressure late with the goalie pulled, but Ramo made a nice stop on a Michael Ryder shot from the low right side, and Jaromir Jagr's wraparound from the left side went just wide of the net in the final seconds.

"It just wasn't our night," said Jagr. "We just couldn't score today and for whatever reason it was a perfect game by him (Ramo)."

Ryan Carter appeared to have a goal with 1:26 to play in the first period as he got a deflected shot into the net, but it was waived off on the ice as it was ruled that he kicked it in, and the replay upheld the call.

Ramo turned away 10 shots in the second period, while Schneider made nine saves in the frame to send it to the final period scoreless.

Game Notes

The loss by New Jersey allowed the New York Rangers to clinch a playoff spot ... New Jersey hosts Ottawa on Thursday ... Calgary hosts Los Angeles on Wednesday ... Calgary has won three straight against New Jersey.

04/08 00:00:52 ET

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3rd
CAR 1
MIN 2
 
4th
CHA 87
TOR 75
 
Final
STL 5
HOU 2
 
Final
BOS 3
MIA 5
 
Final
TAM 2
MIN 1
 
Final
PHI 1
NYY 4
 
Final
ATL 8
WAS 9
 
Final
TOR 5
BAL 4
 
Final
NYM 5
DET 4
Final
SDP 5
CWS 0
 
Final
CHC 2
CIN 5
 
Final
CLE 9
KAN 11
 
Final
MIL 1
LOS 10
 
Final
TEX 3
SFG 12
 
Final
LOS 7
SEA 4
 
Final
ANA 3
COL 0
 
Final
ARI 2
OAK 7
 
6th
NYY 0
PIT 3
 
4th
IND 79
CHI 74
 
4th
WAS 92
MIA 81
 
4th
ORL 101
SAC 100
 
4th
CHA 87
TOR 75
 
4th
PHI 61
UTA 68
 
3rd
ATL 61
CLE 52
 
Half
NOP 47
BOS 47
 
2nd
HOU 51
DET 44
 
Half
MEM 43
LAL 46
 
2nd
BRK 37
PHO 39
 
1st
SAN 32
DEN 24
 
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Final
MVSU 75
ARKPB 94
 
Final
CSOU 60
LONG 68
 
Final
WICHS 56
SILL 45
Final
RAD 66
WINT 67
 
Final
ILLST 71
EVAN 67
Final
HIGH 71
GWEBB 72
 
Final
UNCG 81
SAMF 76
 
Final
ELON 74
TOWS 69
 
2nd
KSU 76
AKR 73
 
2nd
BUF 66
BGU 65
 
2nd
DART 75
BRO 69
 
2nd
WMICH 67
CMICH 57
 
2nd
PENN 52
CLMB 46
 
Final
PRIN 66
CORN 53
 
2nd
OU 66
ILLCH 69
 
Final
OHIO 95
UMO 65
 
2nd
BST 48
NILL 53
 
Final
EMICH 85
TOL 59
 
Final
NIOWA 71
BRAD 46
 
2nd
MURST 53
MORE 54
 
Half
HARV 19
YALE 22
 
1st
DREX 11
COC 5
 
1st
CITA 16
FUR 25
 
1st
CCAR 3
UNCA 7
 
1st
USF 0
PAC 3
 
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3rd
NJD 1
CLB 3
 
3rd
CAR 1
MIN 2
 
2nd
OTT 1
BUF 2
 
2nd
DET 2
CAL 3
 
1st
CHI 0
EDM 0
 
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