Senators score twice in second period en route to win over Flyers
Filip Chlapik's second-period goal stood as the winner, Anders Nilsson made 26 saves and the Ottawa Senators killed off a late four-minute power play to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 Friday night. Colin White took a double minor for high sticking Claude Giroux with just over four minutes remaining in the game to leave the Senators shorthanded.
Elias Lindholm scored the deciding goal late in the third period and added an empty-netter, leading the Calgary Flames to a 3 - 1 victory New Flames coach Geoff Ward won for the second time in as many games. He was also a winner on Wednesday night, when Calgary beat Buffalo 3- 2 in overtime.
Elias Lindholm scored twice including the game-winner on Saturday night as the Calgary Flames took over top spot in the Pacific Division with a 4- 2 comeback victory over After deflecting Noah Hanifin’ s point shot into Mikko Koskinen’ s pads, Lindholm knocked in the rebound at 9:10 of the third period .
CALGARY — Elias Lindholm scored the game-winner late in the third period, then added an empty netter, to lead the Calgary Flames to 3-1 victory on Saturday night over the Ottawa Senators.
It's the second win in as many games for interim head coach, Geoff Ward, who took over behind the bench on Wednesday night for Calgary's 3-2 overtime win in Buffalo.
On Friday, head coach Bill Peters resigned, amid allegations of racial slurs and physical abuse of players in previous jobs. Peters' resignation comes after a lengthy process that included investigations by the Flames and the NHL.
Andre Burakovsky scores twice, Avalanche beat Flames 3-2
CALGARY — Andre Burakovsky stayed red-hot with another two goals on Tuesday night, leading the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 victory over the slumping Calgary Flames. That's five goals in the last three games for the 24-year-old left-winger, who on this night took advantage of a promotion to the top line and a chance to line up alongside Nathan MacKinnon and Joonas Donskoi. MacKinnon assisted on both Burakovsky goals to give him 13 points (5 goals, 8 assists) in his last six games.Vladislav Kamev also scored for Colorado (13-6-2), which has won five of its last six. The Avalanche improve to 3-1-0 on a five-game road trip that wraps up on Thursday in Minnesota.
Elias Lindholm scored on a wraparound 1 :17 into overtime in leading the Calgary Flames to a 3 - 2 win over During the third period , Peters acknowledged using offensive language in dealing with forward Akim Brodie’ s goal with 2 :55 left in the opening period came in his second game two weeks after
< Elias Lindholm scored twice including the game-winner on Saturday night as the Calgary Flames scored a 4- 2 comeback victory over the Edmonton It’ s the NHL-leading sixth time the Flames have come back to win a game in which they’ve trailed after two periods . The Flames were down 2 -0 until
Dillon Dube also scored for Calgary (13-12-4). The Flames improve to 3-0-1 in their last four games.
Jean-Gabriel Pageau had his team-leading 14th goal for Ottawa (11-15-1), which has lost four straight. The Senators have managed just four goals during that span.
Ottawa's five-game road trip continues on Tuesday in Vancouver.
Making his sixth consecutive start and league-high 23rd start for the season, David Rittich made 26 stops to improve to 12-7-4.
Marcus Hogberg had 24 saves for Ottawa in his first start of the season and fifth of his career.
The Senators' third round pick in 2013, Hogberg is up from Belleville (AHL) while Craig Anderson (lower body) is sidelined. Anderson is not expected to be out long, but Hogberg gets some game action with Anders Nilsson having played Friday night in Ottawa's 7-2 loss in Minnesota.
Markstrom, Canucks beat Capitals 2-1 in shootout
Jacob Markstrom stopped 32 shots and then denied seven more during an extended shootout, helping the Vancouver Canucks beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Saturday. Elias Pettersson scored his 10th goal for Vancouver, which earned its second straight win since a stretch of seven losses in eight games. It was the Canucks’ 12th power-play goal in their last seven games.
Elias Lindholm scored on a wraparound 1 :17 into overtime to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3 - 2 win over During the third period , Peters acknowledged using offensive language in dealing with forward Akim Brodie’ s goal with 2 :55 left in the opening period came in his second game two weeks after
Calgary Flames center Sam Bennett, left, celebrates his goal as Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson (65) goaltender Mike Condon ( 1 ) defenseman They were both wins — and that' s all that mattered to the Calgary goaltender, who made 29 saves in the Flames ' 2 - 1 victory over the Senators .
Lindholm's 13th goal of the season came less than a minute after Pageau had tied it.
Sean Monahan backhanded the puck high in the air and over defenceman Ron Hainsey, who put his arm up, but couldn't reach it. As it landed behind him, Lindholm was right there and from in-tight, he quickly fired the puck over the shoulder of Hogberg.
Pageau ruined Rittich's bid for a shutout at 14:49 when he burst down the right side and fired a puck over the Czech goaltender's shoulder.
Forced to pull the goalie while on a penalty kill, Lindholm rounded out the scoring with his 14th goal of the season.
The Flames opened the scoring late in the first period. Artem Anisimov won a defensive zone face-off against Milan Lucic, but in pulling it back on his backhand, the puck glanced off the skate of Anthony Duclair and went right to Dube, who kicked the puck from his skate to his stick and sent a backhand past Hogberg.
Notes: Monahan played in career game No. 500... Calgary D Travis Hamonic (lower body) and RW Austin Czarnik (lower body) are back practising with the team and both are expected back soon. They've missed six and 17 games respectively. The Flames are not back in action until Thursday when the Buffalo Sabres visit.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 30, 2019.
Darren Haynes, The Canadian Press
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