Rangers let up six goals on the road against Flames
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau had 2 objectives and a help, Jacob Markstrom made 22 conserves for his league-best 4th nothing of the season and the Calgary Flames extended their point streak to 10 video games with a 6-0 win over the New york city Rangers on Saturday night.
Matthew Tkachuk had an objective and 3 helps to extend his point streak to 6 video games, and Sean Monahan, Brad Richardson and Milan Lucic likewise scored for Calgary. The Flames enhanced to 7-0-3 because a season-opening loss to Edmonton for their longest point streak because an 11-game run from Dec. 13, 2017 to Jan. 25, 2018.
Igor Shesterkin had 31 conserves to be up to 5-2-2 for the Rangers, who lost their 2nd straight and ended up 1-1-2 on a four-game journey.
Markstrom, who enhanced to 5-1-3, had a huge stop early in the 2nd duration to protect a 1-0 lead. Chris Kreider, who went into the night connected for 3rd in the NHL with 8 objectives, was established in the slot by Barclay Goodrow on a rush, however was rejected by Markstrom.
Monahan offered the Flames their lead with 4 minutes to enter the very first duration, and Calgary took control with objectives simply over 2 minutes apart midway through the 2nd.
At 9:15, Richardson got his very first of the season when he corraled Oliver Kylington’s shot off completion boards and shoveled it inside the near post. Kylington’s help extended his point streak to a career-best 6 video games.
Calgary made it 3-0 at 11:19. Noah Hanifin misfired on a slap shot from the point, however the three-hopper on web couldn’t be managed by Shesterkin and Gaudreau wound up banging in the loose puck from the side of the web.
The Flames then sealed it with 3 in the 3rd. Gaudreau backhanded in his second of the night and 4th of the season as he cut to the web off the wing at 6:42, Lucic notched his 4th with 6:47 left and Tkachuk went in between his legs for a highlight-reel effort with 5:04 staying.
The Scotiabank Saddledome crowd of 15,879 was as loud as they’ve been all season and it began with the start, loudly booing Adam Fox whenever the Rangers’ defenseman touched the puck. It remained in action to the Flames’ third-round choice in 2016 requiring a trade far from Calgary due to his hesitation to sign with the group.
It looked briefly like Fox would get his vengeance when he appeared to score the connecting objective with 1:43 staying in the very first, in which later on he brought his glove as much as his ear as he dealt with the crowd throughout his event.
However the volume of the booing heightened as video evaluation revealed that Samuel Blais had actually preceded the puck into the zone on the Rangers rush, leading to the objective being waved off. As the authorities made the statement, the video screen focused on Fox on the bench, triggering the fans to appear.
Calgary swept the season series with the Rangers and enhanced to 7-0-0 versus Eastern Conference challengers. The Flames likewise beat the Rangers 5-1 at New York City on Oct. 25.
Rangers forward Ryan Reaves went back to the lineup after missing out on 4 video games due to injury.
Monahan scored his 206th profession objective, moving him previous Eric Vail and into 8th on the franchise all-time list.
Rangers: Host Florida on Monday night.
Flames: Host San Jose on Tuesday night to conclude a five-game homestand.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.