Game over for Flames

STEVE MACFARLANE

, Last Updated: 9:51 AM ET

SUN THREE-STARS

1. Mikkel Boedker, Coyotes -- A goal and an assist for the rookie, who landed the winner with his speed.

2. Michael Cammalleri, Flames -- Scored his team's first goal and was parked in front for a screen on the second.

3. David Hale, Coyotes -- An assist shy of the Gordie Howe hat-trick, he got his team off to a good start.

REPORT CARD

Overall: B-

Offence: B+

Defence: B

Goaltending: C

Powerplay: D

Penalty kill: A+

UNSUNG HERO

G Ilya Bryzgalov wasn't peppered, but he was better than his counterpart and made a few key saves for the victory.

WHY FLAMES LOST

Turnovers. Their passes were picked off. They bobbled the puck. Their goaltender let in a pair of poor goals. It was an off night until the third period, although they did have a few good chances thwarted by G Ilya Bryzgalov.

FIGHT CARD

RW Jarome Iginla has gone a long time without scoring. It's been even longer since he dropped the gloves, but he and former Flames D David Hale traded some good shots.

SCRATCHES

CALGARY -- LW Todd Bertuzzi (hip flexor), C Wayne Primeau (foot, IR), RW Brandon Prust (jaw, IR), D Rhett Warrener (shoulder, IR).

PHOENIX -- C Daniel Winnik, D David Schlemko, RW Viktor Tikhonov (hand, IR), D Kurt Sauer (lower-body, IR).

NOTABLES

LW Todd Bertuzzi sat out his fourth straight game with a hip flexor injury. Head coach Mike Keenan said he's still being evaluated day-to-day.

UP NEXT

TONIGHT: Calgary Flames at Colorado Avalanche, Pepsi Center, 6 p.m., Sportsnet, FAN 960


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