Calgary (6-3-1) at Los Angeles (3-5-1), 10:00 p.m. EDT
LOS ANGELES (Ticker) — The Calgary Flames seem to have
recovered from a slow start.
The Flames look to win their sixth straight game on Saturday,
when they visit the Los Angeles Kings.
Calgary has outscored its opponents, 17-7, during its five-game
run, which includes a 3-2 triumph over the Boston Bruins on
Thursday. Mike Cammalleri and defenseman Dion Phaneuf each
recorded a goal and an assist in the win.
Miikka Kiprusoff has stepped up his play during the streak,
recording the win in each game. The former Vezina Trophy winner
had allowed 22 goals over the first five games of the season as
Calgary went 1-3-1.
The Flames had two winning streaks of at least five games last
campaign, with their season-high six-game stretch taking place
from December 9-18.
Los Angeles enters on a three-game losing streak as it continues
its seven-game homestand.
The Kings have lost the first two contests of the lengthy string
at the Staples Center, including a 4-0 setback to the Vancouver
Canucks on Thursday.
Calgary won three of the four meetings between the teams last