Flames survive wild 3rd period to top Blues

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 04:09:09 PM. Mark Jankowski had two goals and an assist and Kris Versteeg scored the winner as the Calgary Flames beat the St. Louis Blues 7-4 on Monday.
Patience is starting to pay off for rookie Mark Jankowski. Jankowski had two goals and an assist, Sam Bennett scored his first of the season and Kris Versteeg had the winner as the Calgary Flames scored five times in the third period in a 7-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues. Game Wrap: Flames score five in third period to beat Blues1:34 The Flames are finally getting secondary scoring with the line of Jankowski, Jaromir Jagr and Bennett leading the way in their third game together. "We've got a few games under our belts with my two linemates now and we're really clicking," said Jankowski. "We knew we were getting our chances and the goals would come if we kept playing that way." In a wild third period that saw Calgary take a lead twice only to see the Blues come back to tie it each time, the Flames went in front for good at 14:29 when Versteeg's shot off the wing beat Jake Allen. "Big win for us. We knew how good they've been playing," said Versteeg. Micheal Ferland scored his fourth goal in as many games for Calgary (10-7-0) and Johnny Gaudreau and Michael Frolik added empty-netter. Gaudreau had two points to extend his point streak to seven games (five goals, seven assists). First of the season for @SBennett93 and the first of many in this wild third period.Highlights: https://t.co/AOrlKJypcL #STLvsCGY pic.twitter.com/Fuy91eWUZN — @NHL The Flames went 5-2-0 on their season-long home stand. They open a six-game road trip on Wednesday in Detroit. Vladimir Tarasenko scored...Read more
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