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Flames too hot for Red Wings in shootout

AP , DETROIT

The Calgary Flames overcame a two-goal third-period deficit to beat the Detroit Red Wings in a shootout on Thursday, prevailing 6-5 in a clash of two NHL divisional leaders.

Calgary overcame a 4-2 deficit by scoring three goals in two minutes late in the third period, taking the lead with 1:20 left.

But Detroit tied it with 42 seconds of regulation time remaining.

Olli Jokinen, who scored twice in regulation, found the net in the shootout for the Flames, as did Mike Cammalleri.

CAPITALS 2, FLYERS 1

In Philadelphia, Washington won a fifth straight road game for the first time in eight years by edging Philadelphia.

Alex Ovechkin set up the first-period goal then scored his NHL-leading 48th goal in the second period for what proved the winner.


BLUES 3, SHARKS 1

In St Louis, the hosts inflicted another loss on stuttering San Jose.

Andy McDonald had a goal and an assist, Brad Boyes scored team-leading 28th goal, and Chris Mason made 24 saves for St. Louis.

The Sharks have slipped to second in the Western Conference, winning only one of their past six games.

BRUINS 5, SENATORS 3

In Boston, the home team showed some belated form by downing Ottawa.

Aaron Ward scored his first NHL short-handed goal, and Phil Kessel scored twice for the Bruins.

DEVILS 5, COYOTES 2

In Newark, New Jersey, goalie Martin Brodeur moved within a victory of tying Patrick Roy’s career NHL record, posted his 550th win as New Jersey defeated Phoenix.

It was a record ninth straight home win for the Devils.


SABRES 3, PANTHERS 1

In Buffalo, New York, Buffalo notched an important win over Florida in a clash of two teams just outside the East’s playoff spots.

Patrick Lalime made 30 saves, and Jaroslav Spacek had a goal and assist for the Sabres.

STARS 3, HURRICANES 2

In Dallas, the hosts ended a six-game home losing streak by pipping Carolina.

Steve Begin and Brendan Morrison scored their first goals for Dallas.

RANGERS 4, PREDATORS 2

In Nashville, Tennessee, goalie Henrik Lundqvist reached 30 wins for the fourth straight season as New York overcame Nashville.

BLUE JACKETS 4, PENGUINS 3, SO

In Columbus, Ohio, Columbus blew a three-goal lead in the final period but squeezed past Pittsburgh in a shootout.

Kristian Huselius had a goal in regulation and the only shootout goal.


ISLANDERS 3, CANADIENS 2, OT

In Montreal, Kyle Okposo scored just 26 seconds into overtime, giving New York victory over Montreal.


AVALANCHE 2, WILD 1, SO

In Denver, Milan Hejduk and Wojtek Wolski scored shootout goals for Colorado, and Peter Budaj stopped both of Minnesota’s attempts in the tiebreaker.

THRASHERS 4, OILERS 3, OT

In Edmonton, Alberta, Marty Reasoner beat Dwayne Roloson on a breakaway in overtime, lifting Atlanta over Edmonton.

LIGHTNING 4, MAPLE LEAFS 1

In Toronto, Matt Pettinger, Martin St. Louis, Ryan Malone and Paul Szczechura scored in Tampa Bay’s win over Toronto.

Goalie Karri Ramo made 20 saves for the Lightning.

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