Johnny Gaudreau and Matthew Tkachuk scored on penalties and the Calgary Flames beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 on Friday night.
Sean Monahan scored a goal and an assist for the Pacific Division leaders Flames, who are 6-0-2 in their last eight on the road.
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Blake Coleman and Elias Lindholm also scored goals for Calgary in regulation time and Dan Vladar stopped 31 shots.
The Ducks lost 3-1 in the second period before bouncing back. Rickard Rakell scored with 36 seconds remaining in the period on a slap shot and Vinni Lettieri equalized 2:04 in the third on a single timer from the left faceoff circle off a pass from Trevor Zegras.
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Sonny Milano also had a goal for Anaheim and John Gibson made 33 saves. Milano’s goal ended Vladar’s shutout streak at 140:54. Vladar, who is the Flames’ backup goalkeeper, entered the game with an average of 1.57 goals against and a .946 save percentage.
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Monahan had his first multipoint game since Nov. 14 in Ottawa. After Milano opened the scoring in 54 seconds of the second with a tip shot, Monahan sent a perfect pass to Coleman in front of the net to tie the score three minutes later.
Later in the period, Monahan snapped a 12-game drought and gave Calgary a 3-1 lead with 4:50 remaining when Trevor Lewis found him alone in front of the net. It was Monahan’s 207th career goal with the Flames, taking him to seventh place in franchise history.
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The Flames took advantage of a Ducks fumble midway through the second to take a 2-1 lead when Lindholm had a back-and-forth goal after receiving the pass from Gaudreau.
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