NHL: Anaheim 5, Calgary 4

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Ryan Getzlaff and Daniel Winnik each scored two goals Monday and the Anaheim Ducks won a second straight to begin the season, 5-4 over Calgary.

NHL: Anaheim 3, Calgary 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 3 (UPI) -- Ryan Getzlaf scored the tiebreaking goal with 46 seconds remaining in regulation Friday, bringing the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 win over Calgary.

NHL: Calgary 4, Phoenix 2

GLENDALE, Ariz., March 2 (UPI) -- Curtis Glencross highlighted Calgary's three-goal first period with a shorthanded goal Thursday and the Flames held on to down Phoenix 4-2.

NHL: St. Louis 3, Calgary 1

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Jason Arnott scored twice Monday and the St. Louis Blues claimed a share of first place in the Central Division with a 3-1 victory over Calgary.

NHL: Calgary 6, New Jersey 3

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Calgary's Curtis Glencross had a goal and three assists Tuesday and the Flames scored four unanswered goals in the first period in a 6-3 win over New Jersey.

NHL: Calgary 3, Minnesota 1

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Jarome Iginla scored his 500th career goal during a big third period Saturday that allowed the Calgary Flames to top Minnesota 3-1.

NHL: Ottawa 4, Calgary 3 (OT)

OTTAWA, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- The 400th goal of Daniel Alfredsson's career, coming on the power play with 1:29 to go in overtime Friday, gave the Ottawa Senators a 4-3 victory over Calgary.

NHL: Calgary 3, Vancouver 1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Curtis Glencross broke a scoreless tie 2:36 into the third period Friday and the Calgary Flames went on to down Vancouver 3-1.

NHL: Calgary 3, Detroit 2

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Curtis Glencross scored twice Thursday to give Calgary a three-goal lead and the Flames held on in the third period to defeat Detroit 3-2.

NHL: Calgary 4, Colorado 3

DENVER, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Lee Stempniak got the eventual game-winning goal and added an assist Saturday in the Calgary Flames' 4-3 win over Colorado.

NHL: Toronto 3, Calgary 2

TORONTO, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Phil Kessel scored the deciding goal in the third period Saturday, capping a three-point performance in Toronto's 3-2 win over Calgary.

NHL: Calgary 5, Edmonton 4 (SO)

EDMONTON, Alberta, March 27 (UPI) -- Alex Tanguay scored in a shootout Saturday, capping a 5-4 Calgary comeback win over Edmonton that kept the Flames' playoff hopes alive.

NHL: Los Angeles 2, Calgary 1 (SO)

LOS ANGELES, March 22 (UPI) -- Anze Kopitar scored in the third round of shootout Monday, lifting the Los Angeles Kings to a 2-1 victory over Calgary.

NHL: Calgary 3, Nashville 2

CALGARY, Alberta, March 6 (UPI) -- Curtis Glencross scored the go-ahead goal in the third period Sunday and the Calgary Flames swept the season's series from Nashville with a 3-2 victory.

NHL: Boston 3, Calgary 1

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Milan Lucic had two goals Tuesday to lead the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 road win over the Calgary Flames.
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Curtis Glencross
Edmonton Oilers left wing Curtis Glencross (20) checks Colorado Avalanche defensman John-Michael Liles during the second period at the Pepsi Center in Denver on March 27, 2008. Colorado beat Edmonton 5-4 in a shootout. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Curtis Glencross (born December 28, 1982) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player for the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL). Undrafted by any team, he signed with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks as a free agent in 2004 and has also played for the Columbus Blue Jackets and Edmonton Oilers. He joined the Flames in 2008 as an unrestricted free agent.

Glencross was born December 28, 1982 in Kindersley, Saskatchewan, but grew up in Provost, Alberta. He is the son of Mel and Robin Glencross, and has a younger brother, Matthew, and sister, Kari. His parents both played hockey and say he inherited an intense competitive nature from them. His family moved to Red Deer, Alberta when he was a teenager as his parents began a livestock auction business. Glencross was small for his age, standing less than five feet tall when he was 15, and as a result was often left off the top teams in minor hockey despite having the talent to play; he played Midget C hockey in Provost. He experienced a rapid growth spurt, growing a full foot in a period of 17 months, and as a result was recruited to play Junior A hockey for the expansion Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League in 2000. He later became the first Bandit alumnus to play in the National Hockey League (NHL).

The Bandits were a last-place team both years Glencross played, but he was among the AJHL's leading goalscorers in 2001–02 with 42 goals. He went undrafted by an NHL team, but had earned interest from National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) schools and was considering returning to Brooks for a third season of junior. Jack Kowal, assistant coach of the University of Alaska-Anchorage Seawolves, had scouted Glencross during the season. Impressed with his ability and intensity on the ice, offered Glencross a full scholarship to play for his school. Glencross played two seasons at Alaska-Anchorage between 2002 and 2004, scoring 32 goals and 57 points in 72 games. He was named the Western Collegiate Hockey Association offensive player of the week for December 15, 2003 after scoring a hat trick against the Colorado College Tigers in a 5–2 win. He led the Seawolves in goals (21) and points (34) in 2002–03.

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