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Monahan's goal in OT gives Flames 5-4 win over Avalanche

Dec. 10, 2019 1:24 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Calgary Flames have traded controversy for good fortune and turned their season around. They even found a way to beat the Colorado Avalanche. Sean Monahan scored 2:09 into overtime and the Flames rebounded after losing a two-goal lead to beat the Avalanche 5-4 on Monday night. Matthew...

Lucic scores 1st goal with Flames in 4-3 win over Sabres

Dec. 6, 2019 2:04 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — It took 28 games, but Milan Lucic finally has his first goal with the Calgary Flames. Lucic scored early in the third period to open three-goal lead, and the Flames held on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 Thursday night. “A little bit of relief. It's always nice to get the...

Lindholm scores twice, Flames beat Senators 3-1

Nov. 30, 2019 11:28 PM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Make it two wins in as many games for Calgary Flames interim head coach Geoff Ward. Elias Lindholm scored the deciding goal late in the third period and added an empty-netter, leading the Flames to a 3-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night. Ward was also a winner on...

Lindholm scores in OT, Flames beat Sabres 3-2

Nov. 27, 2019 11:14 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Flames captain Mark Giordano was thoroughly impressed with how Calgary rallied rather than unraveled. Following two-plus days of facing questions regarding the uncertain status of coach Bill Peters, the Flames showed no signs of being distracted with Elias Lindholm scoring on a...

Ducks stop Islanders’ team-record 17-game point streak, 3-0

Nov. 26, 2019 2:19 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, John Gibson made 26 saves for his first shutout this season and the Anaheim Ducks ended the New York Islanders’ 17-game point streak with a 3-0 victory Monday night. The Islanders went 15-0-2 during the longest point streak in franchise...

Guentzel scores in OT, Penguins beat Flames 3-2

Nov. 25, 2019 11:27 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penguins coach Mike Sullivan thought Alex Galchenyuk was working hard, even during a 14-game goal drought to start his tenure in Pittsburgh. It finally paid off Monday night. Galchenyuk scored his first goal with the Penguins and Jake Guentzel beat David Rittich on a rush 4:04 into...

Tkachuk's shootout goal helps Flames top Flyers, end skid

Nov. 23, 2019 5:09 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Calgary Flames used a fortunate bounce to pick up a sorely needed win. Matthew Tkachuk scored the only goal in the shootout, and the Flames beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Saturday to stop a six-game slide. “It feels good, obviously,” Flames coach Bill Peters said....

Binnington makes 40 saves to help Blues beat Flames 5-0

Nov. 22, 2019 12:02 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis defenseman Vince Dunn set the tone for the Blues with a crunching hit that drew a retaliation penalty. "I think it energized everybody in the whole city of St. Louis," goalie Jordan Binnington said after stopping 40 shots for his sixth career shutout in St. Louis’ 5-0 win...

Burakovsky scores twice, Avalanche beat Flames 3-2

Nov. 20, 2019 1:55 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Andre Burakovsky got promoted to Colorado’s top line Tuesday night and took full advantage. Playing with Nathan MacKinnon and Joonas Donskoi, the Austrian forward scored twice to lead the Avalanche to a 3-2 victory over the slumping Calgary Flames. “Sometimes that just...

Kuemper records shutout, Coyotes beat Flames 3-0

Nov. 16, 2019 10:31 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Darcy Kuemper stopped 37 shots and slammed an opponent to the ice during a brawl in the second period, and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Calgary Flames 3-0 Saturday. After Calgary’s Johnny Gaudreau cross-checked Arizona’s Jason Demers late in the second period while...