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NHL: Colorado 2, Calgary 1 (OT)

DENVER, March 21 (UPI) -- David Jones scored late in overtime Tuesday to help the Colorado Avalanche beat Calgary 2-1 and stay alive in the playoff chase.

NHL: Calgary 4, Phoenix 1

CALGARY, Alberta, March 16 (UPI) -- Sven Baertschi scored 17 seconds into the game Thursday, igniting the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 victory over Phoenix in a contest heavy with playoff implications.

NHL: Calgary 4, Minnesota 3

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 11 (UPI) -- Forward Curtis Glencross scored a goal in a seventh straight game Sunday and the Calgary Flames beat Minnesota 4-3 for their third straight win.

NHL: Calgary 5, Winnipeg 3

CALGARY, Alberta, March 10 (UPI) -- Alex Tanguay had a goal and three assists Friday and Jarome Iginla scored a goal and added two assists in the Calgary Flames' 5-3 victory over Winnipeg.

NHL: Calgary 5, Montreal 4

CALGARY, Alberta, March 7 (UPI) -- Jarome Iginla scored twice while Calgary was building a three-goal lead Tuesday and the Flames fought off a late comeback to defeat Montreal 5-4.

NHL: Dallas 3, Calgary 2 (SO)

CALGARY, Alberta, March 4 (UPI) -- Jamie Benn and Loui Eriksson scored in a shootout Sunday and the Dallas Stars moved up in the Western Conference with a 3-2 decision 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: Philadelphia 5, Calgary 4 (SO)

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Matt Read scored in the fifth round of a shootout Saturday, polishing off a 5-4 Philadelphia Flyers comeback over Calgary.

NHL: Phoenix 4, Calgary 3 (SO)

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Ray Whitney scored in the first round of the shootout Thursday and the goal stood up to give the Phoenix Coyotes a 4-3 victory over Calgary.

NHL: Edmonton 6, Calgary 1

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Jordan Eberle and Sam Gagner both scored a goal and two assists Tuesday in the Edmonton Oilers' 6-1 win over Calgary.

NHL: Calgary 1, Los Angeles 0

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Miikka Kiprusoff posted his fourth shutout of the season and Mike Cammalleri scored the game's only goal in Calgary's 1-0 decision over Los Angeles.

NHL: Dallas 3, Calgary 2 (OT)

DALLAS, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Mike Ribeiro scored on a slap shot 2:01 into overtime Thursday, giving the Dallas Stars a 3-2 decision over Calgary.

NHL: Calgary 5, Toronto 1

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Alex Tanguay had a goal and two assists Tuesday to lead the Calgary Flames to a 5-1 win over Toronto.

NHL: Calgary 3, Vancouver 2 (SO)

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Jarome Iginla's goal in the third round of a shootout Saturday was the game-winner in the Calgary Flames' 3-2 victory over Vancouver.
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Calgary Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff looks toward the Colorado Avalanche during pre-game at Pepsi Center in Denver November 21, 2005. Kiprusoff did not start against the Avalanche. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)
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Miikka Sakari Kiprusoff (Finnish pronunciation: ; born October 26, 1976) is a Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected in the fifth round, 116th overall by the San Jose Sharks in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. He has also played for TPS of the Finnish SM-liiga as well as AIK and Timrå IK of the Swedish Elitserien. He has represented Finland several times on the international stage, earning silver medals at the World Ice Hockey Championships in 1999 and 2001, as well as leading the Finns to a surprise second place finish at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey. He also helped the Finnish national hockey team win the bronze medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Kiprusoff began his professional career with TPS in 1994, and was named the best goaltender and best player of the playoffs in 1999 as he led them to the SM-liiga championship. He moved to North America in 1999, and after two all-star seasons in the American Hockey League, made his NHL debut with the Sharks where he served primarily as a backup. A trade to Calgary in 2003–04 brought Kiprusoff into a starting role and he set a modern NHL record for lowest goals against average at 1.69 as he helped the Flames reach the 2004 Stanley Cup Final. He won the Vezina Trophy as the best goaltender in the NHL in 2006 along with the William M. Jennings Trophy for giving up the fewest goals in the league. He played in his first NHL All-Star Game in 2007 and is the Flames franchise record holder in shutouts.

Kiprusoff was sponsored by his hometown team, TPS Turku, playing two seasons in the Finnish junior league for them between 1993 and 1995. He was selected by the San Jose Sharks in the fifth round, 116th overall, at the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. He made his professional début in 1994–95, and won three of four games played for TPS. After playing 12 games for TPS in 1995–96, he moved to AIK of the Swedish Elitserien, playing two seasons as their top goaltender before returning to TPS in 1998–99. He dominated the SM-liiga that year, finishing the season with a win-loss-tie record of 26–6–6 and a goals against average (GAA) of 1.85, and led TPS to the Finnish championship. For his efforts, he was named the winner of the Urpo Ylönen trophy as the best goaltender in 1998–99 and the Jari Kurri trophy as the best player of the playoffs.

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