Recap Flames 1 Kings 0 Staples Center

Saturday, February 18, 2012 7:00 PM
Staples Center

 Mike Cammalleri scored just over four minutes into the third period and Miikka Kiprusoff made 28 saves as the Flames edged the Kings to extend its point streak both overall and on the road to eight games.

Tom Kostopoulos notched an assist for the Flames, who improved to 5-0-3 in its last eight contests and 4-0-4 in its last eight away from home.

Kostopoulos chased down a loose puck and threw it toward the net from the right corner. The puck hit the side of the net and caromed into the low slot, where Cammalleri fired it past All-Star  at 4:03 of the third for his 14th goal of the season and fifth in 14 games with Calgary.

Kiprusoff turned aside nine shots in the first period, 12 in the second and seven in the third for his 44th career shutout and fourth this campaign.

Quick made 17 saves for the Kings, who were blanked for the eighth time this season and second in as many games. Los Angeles, which has dropped five 1-0 decisions this campaign and three this month, has scored fewer than two goals in 12 of its 20 contests in 2012.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Calgary jumped ahead of Los Angeles for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. … The Kings have scored a total of seven goals in their last nine losses. … Brent Sutter’s Flames have scored once in each of their three meetings with Darryl Sutter’s Kings this season but have posted two victories. … Los Angeles has recorded two tallies or less in nine of its last 11 matchups with Calgary.

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