NHL Game Summary - Phoenix at Calgary
(Wednesday, November 25th)
Final Score: Calgary 2, Phoenix 1
Calgary, AB (Sports Network) - Nigel Dawes scored the game-winner late in the third period, and Daymond Langkow notched a goal and an assist, as Calgary took down Phoenix, 2-1.
Miikka Kiprusoff had 27 saves for the Flames' second win in the last three.
Keith Yandle had a power-play goal to account for Phoenix's offense as the club suffered its sixth loss in nine games. Ilya Bryzgalov turned back 24- of-26 shots in the loss.
David Moss set up the go-ahead score with 5:44 left in the third, sending a blind backhand pass in front from behind the net to Dawes, who slammed it back into the net.
"We were getting it going on the road and wanted to continue the way were playing. It was a great pass (by Moss). He put it right on my stick," said Dawes.
Kiprusoff withstood a late Coyotes charge, including the final 1:14 with an extra skater, to log 12 saves in the final 20 minutes.
"It's starting to get a little monotonous that we can't score goals," a frustrated Coyotes forward Shane Doan said. "We had scoring chances and couldn't get it in. Our goalie played well and we (the offense) weren't good enough."
Curtis Glencross picked the pocket of a Coyotes defender and sent a pass across the slot to Langkow, who beat a shifting Bryzgalov to the left post for his eighth goal of the year with 2:40 to play in the second.
A little over halfway through the third, David Schlemko faked a slap shot and dished to Yandle, who crept in from the left point and fired over the glove of a screened Kiprusoff to tie the game.
The Coyotes activated defensemen Ed Jovanovski and Zbynek Michalek from injured reserve on Wednesday while assigning defenseman Shaun Heshka to their AHL affiliate in San Antonio...The Flames begin a six-game road trip Friday at Detroit...Phoenix hosts Dallas Friday.
11/26 01:20:56 ET