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Flames keep crimson scorching in 4-1 win over Penguins – Calgary


Nazem Kadri remained red-hot on Tuesday, extending his factors streak to 6 video games with two objectives and an help to steer the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Jonathan Huberdeau, along with his first as a Flame, and Michael Stone additionally scored for Calgary (5-1-0).

Evgeni Malkin had the lone objective for Pittsburgh (4-2-1), which loses each ends of its back-to-back set in Alberta in regulation after beginning the season with factors of their first 5 video games.

Sidney Crosby, who entered the night time with 11 factors in six video games and was in search of his 900th profession help, was stored off the scoresheet.

Netminder Jacob Markstrom, solely examined two occasions over the primary 18 minutes of the sport, was lots busier the remainder of the way in which ending with 32 stops to enhance to 4-0-0.

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On the different finish, Casey DeSmith had 31 saves and falls to 0-1-1.

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Kadri continues to make an influence on his new workforce after signing a seven-year, $49-million deal as a free agent. His factors streak is the fourth longest to start a Flames profession. Mel Bridgman (1980-81), holds the report at eight video games whereas Phil Housley (1994-95) and Sergei Makarov (1989-90) had seven-game sprees.

It was all Calgary within the first interval because the Flames constructed a 2-0 lead and held a 20-2 edge in photographs earlier than the besieged Penguins pushed again within the last two minutes of the opening interval producing 4 photographs on objective with Malkin additionally ringing a shot off the goalpost.

With Tristan Jarry getting the night time off after taking part in in Edmonton, Smith was spectacular in holding the sport scoreless till Calgary’s fifteenth shot beat him. Andrew Mangiapane’s centring go was neatly redirected in by Kadri at 14:11.

Kadri added his second of the sport lower than 4 minutes later when he darted up the ice after a Penguins turnover on the Flames’ blue line and went high nook for an unassisted objective simply as Calgary returned to full energy.

Huberdeau made it 3-0 early within the second on the facility play, however after that, Pittsburgh tilted the ice of their favour starting with Malkin’s power-play objective at 4:32.

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The Penguins outshot Calgary 20-4 within the second interval, however due to Markstrom’s stellar work in web, the deficit grew to 3 objectives with Stone’s slapshot at 11:20 making it 4-1.

After a shaky begin to the season, Markstrom has turned in back-to-back glorious begins. He additionally beat Carolina on Saturday.

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