A shot by Detroit Red Wings' Brad Stuart scores on Calgary Flames' goalie Mikka Kiprusoff, from Finland, during the second period of an NHL hockey game. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)
Updated: Sunday, 01 Nov 2009, 1:47 PM EST
Published : Sunday, 01 Nov 2009, 1:47 PM EST
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Brad Stuart and Tomas Holmstrom scored 59 seconds apart in the second period, and Alberta native Chris Osgood made 20 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Calgary Flames 3-1 on Saturday night.
Kirk Maltby added an empty-net goal for Detroit. The Red Wings went 2-1-2 on their five-game trip and are 5-4-3 overall.
Daymond Langkow scored for Calgary, and Miikka Kiprusoff made 27 saves. The Flames dropped to 7-4-1 with their second straight loss. They were 3-2-0 on a five-game homestand.
The Red Wings finished their five-game trip with a 2-1-2 record.
The Flames opened the scoring at the 14:43 mark of the second when Langkow swatted a loose puck out of the air and past Osgood, who stopped the initial wraparound attempt by Rene Bourque.
The Red Wings tied it just 35 seconds later when Stuart snapped a shot past Kiprusoff that went off sprawling Calgary defenseman Mark Giordano and into the top corner.
Holmstrom then took a pass from Pavel Datsyuk in the slot and snapped a heavy shot past Kiprusoff to make it 2-1.
Cory Sarich nearly put the Flames up 1-0 early in the second period when he redirected a cross-ice pass from Dustin Boyd off the post.
NOTES: The Red Wings played without forward Valtteri Filppula, who broke his right wrist during Detroit's 6-5 loss to the Oilers on Thursday night. Also out of the lineup for the Wings were forward Johan Franzen (knee), defensemen Andreas Lilja (concussion) and Jonathan Ericsson (illness). ... Calgary defenseman Staffan Kronwall suited up against his older brother, Detroit's Niklas Kronwall, for the first time in his career. ... Detroit forward Todd Bertuzzi made his return to Calgary for the first time since playing last year for the Flames and heard a few boos from the crowd.
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