Milan Lucic scores first as a Flame, Calgary beats Buffalo 4-3
CALGARY — Milan Lucic scored his first goal with Calgary, and it turned into the winner as the Flames held on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Thursday. The Saddledome erupted at 3:58 of the third when Lucic finished off a passing sequence with Derek Ryan and Dillon Dube for his first goal in 29 games, dating back to last season when he was a member of the Edmonton Oilers. Chants of “Looo” rained down from the crowd as Lucic hugged his linemates in the corner after putting Calgary ahead 4-1.Tobias Rieder, Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan also scored for Calgary (14-12-4). Monahan also had an assist for his first multi-point game since Nov. 7.
Jeff Skinner scored in overtime after tying the game late in regulation, and the Sabres beat the Canadiens, 3-2, for their eighth straight win .
Sam Reinhart scored the clinching goal in the shootout against the Red Wings, as the Sabres extend their winning streak to nine games .
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — James Reimer made 32 stops and Warren Foegele scored twice and the Carolina Hurricanes ended Calgary's seven-game winning streak with a 4-0 victory over the Flames on Saturday.
It's the second shutout of the season for Reimer, who has won five of his past six starts and improved to 7-5-0 on the season.
The 31-year-old was at his best in the first and third periods. He kept the game scoreless in the opening 20 minutes, despite Calgary holding a 12-4 edge in shots. When the Flames pressed in the third period, fueled by four power plays in the final 11 minutes, he once again stood tall.
Miller lifts Sabres to 3-2 overtime win in Edmonton; Buffalo snaps two-game skid
EDMONTON — It was a win that the Buffalo Sabres really wanted to go out and get for head coach Ralph Kreuger. Colin Miller scored in overtime as the Sabres emerged with a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday. The game marked the return of Kreuger to Edmonton after he coached the Oilers for the lockout-shortened 2013 season, before famously being fired over Skype and replaced by Dallas Eakins. "We talked about it in between periods and this morning and we wanted to get a win for him," said Kyle Okposo. "We know how much it meant to him. Things didn't end well for him here and he won't say it, but I know that this game meant a lot to him.
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Brock McGinn and Dougie Hamilton also scored for Carolina, which has points in five straight (4-0-1). The Hurricanes' five-game road trip will continue Tuesday in Winnipeg.
Calgary lost for the first time since Geoff Ward took over from Bill Peters behind the bench. The 57-year-old had won his first six games after being named interim head coach on Nov. 29.
ISLANDERS 3, SABRES 2, OT
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Anthony Beauvillier scored in overtime to lift the Islanders over Buffalo, extending New York’s home winning streak to six games.
Beauvillier scored on a breakaway at 3:04 against Sabres goalie Linus Ullmark for his 10th goal of the season. He finished off a sequence in overtime in which he accidentally got tangled up with Ullmark in the crease, then was tripped in the Sabres zone before he corralled the puck for the winning play.
Nothing like a Flames winning streak to change the conversation in Calgary
The hockey headlines in Calgary these days have changed in tone from dark and depressing to levity and light. In the background, for now, is talk of former head coach Bill Peters and his dismissal for racist comments uttered a decade ago to minor leaguer Akim Aliu. Also on the backburner is the storyline of a disengaged Flames team playing far below its potential.Instead, Calgarians are gushing over the sudden four-game winning streak under interim head coach Geoff Ward, going into Monday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.
So Calgary Flames fans I would have love to make it 11 in a row, but let's be honest 10 in a row is pretty amazing! I got a seat upgrade during the game
Game notes Flames D TJ Brodie played in his 600th game. He's the 10th player in franchise history to reach that milestone Hamilton has 30 goals since the James Reimer made 32 stops and Warren Foegele scored twice and the Carolina Hurricanes ended Calgary's seven - game winning streak with
The Islanders improved to 13-2-1 overall between Nassau Coliseum and Brooklyn’s Barclays Center this season while the Sabres had their three-game winning streak snapped.
Semyon Varmalov made 33 saves for the victory.
Jordan Eberle had snapped a 1-1 tie with a goal early in the third period to give the Islanders a 2-1 lead, but Sabres captain Jack Eichel tied it with a power-play goal at 18:14 after the Sabres pulled Ullmark for an extra skater.
Eichel’s 23rd goal of the season was assisted by Rasmus Ristolainen and sent the game into overtime.
DUCKS 4, RANGERS 3, SO
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jakob Silfverberg and Ondrej Kase scored in the shootout after Hampus Lindholm tied the game on the power play with 1:46 remaining in the third period and Anaheim rallied for a win over New York.
Silfverberg also had a power-play goal for the Ducks. Erik Gudbranson also scored, and John Gibson stopped three shots in the shootout after making 29 saves through overtime.
Flames' win streak at 6 games with 5-2 win over Coyotes
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Sean Monahan scored for the fourth straight game, Cam Talbot stopped 46 shots and the Calgary Flames extended their winning streak to six straight games under interim coach Geoff Ward with a 5-2 win over the listless Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Calgary played the night before, but had the early jump, scoring two goals on its first four shots in the opening 4:03. The Flames kept on scoring, improving to 7-0-1 their past games games following a six-game winless streak (0-5-1).Michael Frolik and Zac Rinaldo each had a goal and an assist. Johnny Gaudreau and Milan Lucic also scored for Calgary.
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Mika Zibanejad had two goals for the second straight game and Artemi Panarin scored for the fourth consecutive game, but the Rangers ended up going 2-1-1 on their four-game road trip.
Henrik Lundqvist made 39 saves, and the Rangers still have not won consecutive games this month.
Lindholm made it 3-all at 18:14 from the high slot just as Gibson was making his way toward the bench for the extra attacker with Brady Skjei in the box for tripping.
SENATORS 4, BLUE JACKETS 3, OT
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Anthony Duclair had a hat trick, including a power-play goal at 1:56 of overtime, and Ottawa topped Columbus.
Duclair has 18 goals on the season, including eight in his past five games.
Connor Brown also scored for the Senators. Anders Nilsson stopped 38 shots.
Alexandre Texier had two third-period goals for the Blue Jackets, who rallied from a 3-1 deficit to force overtime. Cam Atkinson added a first-period goal.
Elvis Merzlikins started the game, but was pulled after the first period where he allowed two goals on eight shots. Joonas Korpisalo came on in relief and allowed two goals on 19 shots.
Nilsson made a couple of fantastic saves in overtime, one on Atkinson and one on Oliver Bjorkstrand.
The Senators led 3-1 going into the third, but the Blue Jackets cut the lead to one four minutes into the third as Texier, from the slot, slid one between Nilsson's pads.
Texier tied the game with his second of the game midway through the period.
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Flames score 3 power-play goals, beat Stars 5-1 .
DALLAS — Matthew Tkachuk, Sean Monahan and Mikael Backlund scored power-play goals and the Calgary Flames beat the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Sunday night. Tkachuk’s 14th goal of the season broke a 1-1 tie in the second period. Monahan also scored in the second. Backlund’s goal in the third period preceded a short-handed, empty-net goal by Derek Ryan. The three power-play goals were the most for Calgary in a game this season, and the most allowed by Dallas.Flames goalie David Rittich made 26 saves and picked up his first career assist on Backlund’s goal.Andrew Mangiapane scored Calgary’s first goal in the opening period. Denis Gurianov countered 38 seconds later for Dallas.