Sport Calgary Flames extend hot streak with win over Tampa Bay Lightning

09:02  12 january  2018
09:02  12 january  2018 Source:   Press Association

Vancouver Canucks hit back to defeat Columbus Blue Jackets

  Vancouver Canucks hit back to defeat Columbus Blue Jackets The Columbus Blue Jackets were 1-0 up within five minutes but the Vancouver Canucks scored four times in the second period as they won 5-2. It was the Canadian side's first win in six, as Sven Baertschi brought his team level on the power play after Seth Jones scored the opener for the home side.Erik Gudbranson, Brendan Gaunce and Alexander Edler then hit three in 12 second period minutes to put the Blue Jackets on the ropes.Scott Harrington and Jake Virtanen got one each in the third as Columbus lost their second game in a row.

Johnny Gaudreau did both on Thursday night as the Calgary Flames extended their win streak to five games with a 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena.

TAMPA BAY , FL. — Call it a warm-up for the National Hockey League All-Star game. Johnny Gaudreau did both on Thursday night as the Calgary Flames extended their win streak to five games with a 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena.

The Calgary Flames put five past the Tampa Bay Lightning: Winter Olympics - 2010 Winter Olympic Games Vancouver - Day Seventeen © Empics Sports Photography Ltd. Winter Olympics - 2010 Winter Olympic Games Vancouver - Day Seventeen

The Calgary Flames extended their hot streak to five with a 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.

The Lightning, top of the Atlantic Division with a 31-10-3 record, could only muster a single goal in the encounter through Brayden Point at 0:31 in the second.

Point's 17th of the season drew the game level at 1-1 after Michael Ferland scored after 0:29 in the first, and Calgary followed up with two late in the second through Johnny Gaudreau and Sam Bennett and a further two in the third.

The Washington Capitals had not tasted defeat at home since November 30 when they went down to the LA Kings, but were outdone by the Carolina Hurricanes.

Goals from Jordan Staal, Victor Rask and Sebastian Aho helped Carolina to a 3-1 win, while the Buffalo Sabres beat the Columbus Blue Jackets by the same scoreline.

Jack Eichel sealed the win with an empty net goal - and his 18th of the season - with six seconds left to play.

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