Calgary Flames win over Anaheim Ducks in shootout

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Johnny Goudreau and Matthew Tkachuk scored in the shootout as the Calgary Flames beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 on Friday night.

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Sean Monahan had one goal and one assist for the Pacific Division-leading Flames, who are 6-0-2 in their last eight on the road.

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Blake Coleman and Elias Lindholm also scored for Calgary in regulation and Dan Vlader blocked 31 shots.

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The Ducks went 3-1 in the second period before rallying back. Ricard Raquel scored with 36 seconds remaining in the duration of a slap shot and Vinny Letieri put it in third place in 2:04 with a one-timer from the left faceoff circle from Trevor Zegrass.

Sonny Milano also scored a goal for Anaheim and John Gibson made 33 saves. Milano’s goal ended Vlader’s shutout streak at 140:54. Flames’ backup goalkeeper Vlader came into the game with 1.57 goals-on average and .946 save percentage.

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It was Monahan’s first multi-point game in Ottawa since November 14. After Milano opened the score 54 seconds into the second with a tip-in, Monahan fed Coleman a perfect pass in the front of the net and tied it three minutes later.

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Later in the period, Monahan broke a 12-game drought and gave Calgary a 3–1 lead with 4:50 remaining when Trevor Lewis found him alone in the 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 duck turnover through second to take a 2–1 lead, when Lindholm had a goal after taking a pass from Goudreau.

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