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Phoenix at Calgary

Flames 2, Coyotes 1

CBSSports.com wire reports
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CALGARY, Alberta -- Nigel Dawes broke out of a goal drought with the game on the line for the Calgary Flames.

Dawes scored the go-ahead goal with 5:44 left, and Miikka Kiprusoff made 27 saves in the Flames' 2-1 victory against the Phoenix Coyotes on Wednesday night.

David Moss found Dawes with a pass from behind the Phoenix net and Dawes one-timed the puck past Ilya Bryzgalov.

"It was a great pass," Dawes said. "I didn't even know if he saw me or not, and he put it right on my stick and I just had to get it up over."

It was Dawes' fifth goal of the season and his first in 13 games.

"Obviously, whenever you're in a little bit of a slump, it's nice to get that one," Dawes said. "I haven't been getting to the areas that I need to. I need to get in close to the net because that's where I'm going to have my success and score the goals."

Daymond Langkow opened the scoring for the Flames late in the second period, and Keith Yandle tied it on a power play midway through the third.

In a dangerous rush with two minutes remaining, Kiprusoff kicked out a pad to stop Peter Mueller, then sprawled to deny Shane Doan on the rebound.

"We didn't play remotely good enough in the second period and, obviously, it's starting to get a little monotonous that we can't score goals and it starts with me," Doan said. "We're getting chances, we're getting opportunities. I get a chance with 3 minutes left to tie it up and I don't capitalize on it and that's the difference."

The Flames, who lost four of their previous five games at home, are 7-5-0 at the Saddledome on the season.

Calgary (14-6-3) was playing its only home game in a stretch of 10. The Flames start a six-game trip Friday night in Detroit.

Notes

Phoenix was coming off a 4-0 loss in Edmonton on Monday night. ... Calgary had six former Coyotes in its lineup, and Phoenix had three former Flames.

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Scoreboard
Phoenix (13-11-1)0011
Calgary  (14-6-3) «0112
Three Stars
D. Langkow
CGY


Goals: 1
Assist(s): 1
K. Yandle
PHO


Goals: 1
Assist(s): 0
M. Kiprusoff
CGY


Saves: 27
Save Pct.: .964

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Scoring Summary
1ST PERIOD
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2ND PERIOD
17:20Daymond Langkow (8), Slap Shot. Assist: Glencross, Nystrom
3RD PERIOD
10:30Power Play - Keith Yandle (4), Slap Shot. Assist: Schlemko, Lang
14:16Nigel Dawes (6), Snap Shot. Assist: Moss, Langkow
Penalty Summary
1ST PERIOD
11:40Prust, 5 min, Fighting
11:40Bissonnette, 5 min, Fighting
12:46Giordano, 2 min, Holding the Stick
14:49Regehr, 2 min, Hooking
2ND PERIOD
10:14Schlemko, 2 min, Tripping
3RD PERIOD
08:32Giordano, 2 min, Delay of Game - Puck Over Glass
Shots On Goal
 123T
Phoenix1141328
Calgary711826
Goalies
GoalieMINSSGA
Ilya Bryzgalov58:46242
Miikka Kiprusoff60:00271
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Attendance - 19289
Referees - Eric Furlatt, Dennis LaRue
Linesmen - Mike Cvik, Don Henderson
 
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