Coleman, Backlund lead Flames to 5-1 win over Rangers
Andrew Mangiapane scored twice and the Calgary Flames beat the New York Rangers 5-1 on Monday evening for his or her third straight win.
Blake Coleman and Mikael Backlund every had a aim and an help, and Christopher Tanev additionally scored for Calgary. Johnny Gaudreau received his seventh help of the season and Jacob Markstrom stopped 28 pictures.
Dryden Hunt scored for the Rangers, who had received 4 straight — all on the highway. Igor Shesterkin, making his fifth begin, completed with 32 saves.
Trailing 2-0 after 40 minutes, the Rangers received on the scoreboard early within the third interval. Markstrom stopped the preliminary shot by Jacob Trouba, however Hunt corralled a rebound in entrance and put it previous the goalie for his first of the season at 5:25.
Coleman restored Calgary’s two-goal lead lower than three minutes later as he backhanded the rebound of his personal shot previous Shesterkin for his second.
Backlund made it 4-1 with 8 1/2 minutes left as he scored into the highest left nook from the best circle for his first.
Mangiapane received his second of the evening, scoring on a rebound on the ability play from the best facet with simply over 5 seconds remaining. It was his fifth of the season and tenth in his final 9 video games, relationship to final season.
Leading 1-0 after one interval, the Flames doubled their lead early within the second. Mangiapane intercepted a go by Patrik Nemeth from behind the Rangers web and beat Shesterkin from the best facet at 2:09.
Mika Zibanejad had an opportunity to get the Rangers on the scoreboard after a Flames turnover as he skated up the ice with Alexis Lafreniere, however was denied by Markstorm with about 6 1/2 minutes left within the center interval. Shesterkin made a pleasant glove cease on a slap shot by Tyler Pitlick about 40 seconds later.
Markstrom stopped a wraparound attempt by Trouba with simply greater than two minutes to go, after which denied his backhand comply with.
Calgary outshot New York 15-7 within the first interval. Shesterkin’s finest save of the interval got here on an try by Sean Monahan in entrance with 3:15 remaining after a giveaway by the goalie.
Tanev received the Flames on the scoreboard on a rush with 1:10 left within the opening interval as he received a go from Gaudreau and beat Shesterkin from the best circle on the glove facet for his first of the season. Elias Lindholm received his first help and seventh level on the play.
The Rangers have been down two gamers for a lot of the primary. Rugged ahead Ryan Reaves went to the dressing room early within the interval after an obvious damage to his left leg, and defenseman Ryan Lindgren joined him by the midpoint after blocking a shot together with his foot. Lindgren was again on the bench late within the interval, and returned to the ice within the second. Reaves was additionally on the bench in the beginning of the second, however didn’t play once more.
The Rangers went 0 for two on the ability play and are 3 for 26 this season. … The Flames have been 1 for two with the person benefit, enhancing to three for 14.
Ryan Strome returned to the Rangers’ lineup after lacking the four-game highway journey resulting from COVID-19 protocols. He began on a line with Artemi Panarin and Barclay Goodrow. Morgan Barron was despatched to Hartford of the AHL to make room for Strome. Injured ahead Kappo Kakko remains to be out and coach Gerard Gallant mentioned Kakko may return Friday. Julian Gauthier was additionally again within the lineup, and Greg McKegg was scratched.
With the exception of Markstrom, the Flames used the identical lineup as Saturday towards Washington.
Flames: At New Jersey on Tuesday evening.
Rangers: Host Columbus on Friday evening.
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