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Red-hot Flames eye sixth straight win

Calgary (23-11-4) at Chicago (20-8-7), 7:00 p.m. EST

CHICAGO (Ticker) -- The Calgary Flames look to match their

season high with a sixth straight win when they visit the

Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.

Calgary has won five straight games and is 7-0-1 in its last

eight after defeating Nashville, 3-2, on Saturday.

Todd Bertuzzi scored the game-winner with 24 seconds remaining

and Miikka Kiprusoff made 24 saves to record his fifth straight

victory in the win. Defenseman Dion Phaneuf also notched his

first point in nine contests with an assist.

Chicago was streaking before running into the Detroit Red Wings

this past week.

The Blackhawks enjoyed a nine-game winning streak before losing

4-0 to the Red Wings on Tuesday and dropping a 6-4 contest in

the Winter Classic at Wrigley Field on Thursday. Chicago

outscored the opposition, 40-14, during its torrid stretch.

Martin Havlat had a goal and two assists in Thursday's setback,

which snapped a five-game "home" winning streak. The Blackhawks

have not lost at the United Center since November 16.

The Blackhawks have won both meetings this season, including a

3-2 overtime triumph on December 19.



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