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Flames lose 6-2 to Los Angeles Kings

Calgary Flames' Mark Giordano (R) fights for the puck with Los Angeles Kings' Jeff Carter during...

Calgary Flames' Mark Giordano (R) fights for the puck with Los Angeles Kings' Jeff Carter during the second period of their NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, March 9, 2013. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

WES GILBERTSON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 1:06 AM ET

 LOS ANGELES — It was a memorable night for Kelly Hrudey, the latest recipient of the Legends Night treatment at Staples Center.

It was a night one of the other goalies in attendance would sooner forget.

With thousands of fans wearing giveaway bandanas to salute the retired puck-stopper turned broadcaster, Hrudey joked during a pre-game ceremony that Calgary Flames netminder Miikka Kiprusoff and Los Angeles Kings counterpart Jonathan Quick were probably laughing at footage from his eight-season stint in Hollywood.

As it turned, Kiprusoff didn’t provide a lot of highlight-reel material of his own in Saturday’s 6-2 shellacking from the defending Stanley Cup champions, and the rest of the Flames didn’t give him much support, either.

Kiprusoff, making a third consecutive start since returning from a knee injury, made just 16 stops on 22 shots before being yanked midway through the third period, surrendering goals to Jeff Carter, Jake Muzzin, Trevor Lewis, Ju


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