banner

NHL

more stats

NHL Game Summary - Anaheim at Calgary



(Wednesday, March 26th)

Final Score: Anaheim 3, Calgary 2

Calgary, AB (SportsNetwork.com) - Mathieu Perreault and Andrew Cogliano scored in the third period as the visiting Anaheim Ducks rallied to beat the Calgary Flames, 3-2.

The Ducks were routed 7-2 by the Flames in their last trip to the Saddledome two weeks ago and trailed 2-1 after two periods on Wednesday before mounting a comeback.

"There was sloppy play in front of our net, but I think we never gave up and kept coming," said Anaheim head coach Bruce Boudreau.

Jonas Hiller made 32 saves for Anaheim, which closed to within two points of first-place San Jose in the Pacific Division. The Ducks do have two games in hand.

Karri Ramo stopped 31 shots for the Flames, who were seeking a third straight win.

Perreault and Cogliano scored in identical fashion, with each one banging home a rebound of a shot from the point.

A blocker save by Ramo resulted in a scramble and Perreault tied the game at 2-2 at 5:32 of the third, sweeping in the loose puck.

Cogliano jumped on a rebound and buried a shot from near the bottom of the left circle, giving the Ducks the lead with 5:19 remaining.

"In the third period, they got two good breaks and they deserved them because they worked us hard," said Calgary head coach Bob Hartley.

With 18.7 seconds left in regulation and Ramo on the bench, Saku Koivu hooked Matt Stajan, putting the Flames on a late power play. Calgary couldn't produce an equalizer on the brief 6-on-4 advantage.

The Ducks opened the scoring on a power play late in the first period. Nick Bonino carried the puck into the Calgary zone and made a deke before firing a shot from the left circle past Ramo with 1:03 remaining.

Calgary grabbed a 2-1 lead on second-period goals from Brian McGrattan and Jiri Hudler.

The Flames pulled even on a double deflection. Tyler Wotherspoon's shot from the right point was redirected by Kevin Westgarth, then pinballed off McGrattan, playing in his 300th NHL game, and into the Anaheim net at 4:44.

A one-timed rocket by Hudler put Calgary in front with 25.5 seconds left.

Game Notes

The Ducks tied the franchise record for road wins in a single season (22) ... Anaheim defenseman Sami Vatanen had two assists.

03/27 01:12:30 ET

Other Stories

Hurricanes

What's next for the Hurricanes?
What's next for the Hurricanes?

Erin Summers and Mike Maniscalco talk about what worked this season and what needs to come next for the Carolina Hurricanes.

Related Stories
  • NASCAR: Ford City 500 at Bristol

    Tomorrow at 1:00 pm on FOX50

  • PGA: RBC Heritage

    Tomorrow at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • MLB: Cincinnati at St. Louis

    Tomorrow at 8:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
Local
2nd
NOR 0
DUR 0
 
Final
WAS 3
PHI 5
Final
TOR 6
ATL 5
Final
DET 3
CWS 12
Final
MIN 2
CLE 4
Final
STL 5
CIN 2
Final
CHC 7
SDP 6
Final
BOS 1
BAL 4
 
2nd
PIT 3
MIL 1
 
2nd
HOU 0
ANA 0
 
2nd
NYM 0
MIA 0
 
2nd
TAM 0
NYY 0
 
3rd
KAN 0
OAK 0
 
9:05pm Tonight
SFG
ARI
9:10pm Tonight
LOS
COL
9:10pm Tonight
SEA
TEX
Final
TOR 86
WAS 93
Final
GSW 106
NOP 99
2nd
CHI 30
MIL 29
 
9:30pm Tonight
HOU
DAL
Final
TAM 5
DET 1
Final
STL 4
MIN 1
8:00pm Tonight
NYR
PIT
10:30pm Tonight
ANA
WIN
2nd
NOR 0
DUR 0