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Flames 5, Canucks 1

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CALGARY, Alberta (AP)

Alex Tanguay and Tom Kostopoulos each had a goal and an assist and the Calgary Flames cruised to a 5-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks in split-squad preseason game on Tuesday.

Greg Nemisz, Rene Bourque and Lee Stempniak also scored for Calgary, which used a much more veteran-laden lineup than Vancouver. Defenseman Brendan Mikkelson chipped in with a pair of assists.

Mark Mancari scored for the Canucks, whose lineup was comprised mainly of rookies and other training camp hopefuls.

Miikka Kiprusoff made nine saves to record the win and even picked up an assist on Bourque's goal. Henrik Karlsson stopped all 14 shots he faced after replacing Kiprusoff at the 10:51 mark of the second period.

Manny Legace got the start for Vancouver, allowing three goals on 22 shots. Matt Climie made eight saves in a relief appearance.

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