Flames edge Kings, 3-2 | News about professional hockey

In Los Angeles, the Calgary Flame’ Jacob Markstrom made 40 saves in a 3-2 win over the Kings on Thursday night.

The Flames improved to 14-5-4.

The Flames have won 10 games this season.

“I’ve always found, in all the years I’ve played, it’s great to hit the road early, early in the season or early in the schedule, because it allows you to build teamwork and build camaraderie. that I’m talking about, and we’ve been able to do that so far, “Calgary’s Milan Lucic speak. “And we’re just having fun playing the right way.”

Alex Iafallo and Alexander Edler scored for the Kings, but the Flames scored three goals between those two attacks.

“I think it’s always been about the little things, the little details in a game, the little mistakes here and there,” Edler said. “Whether it’s getting the puck behind them, flipping here and there. If you do it too many times, you will end up getting punched. “

The Kings have dropped to 9-9-4, and have been 1-4-3 in their last eight games.

“I think it’s always been about the little things, the little details in a game, the little mistakes here and there,” Edler said. “Whether it’s getting the puck behind them, flipping here and there. If you do it too many times, you will end up getting punched. “

After Iafallo scored to put the kings 1-0 up, Flames’ Andrew Mangiapane force it near the midpoint of the first period.

Lucic gave Calgary a 2-1 lead, with a powerful strike towards the end of the opening stanza.

“It seems to be working, and if it’s not broken, don’t fix it,” Lucic said.

Matthew Tkachuk gave Calgary a 3-1 lead with a goal in the sixth minute of goal in the middle.

“The power play is the difference in the game,” said Calgary head coach Darryl Sutter. “The second unit scored both of those goals. Five out of five, we have some guys who aren’t as effective as they should be. “

Edler scored late in the second half to shorten the score to 3-2.

“But I think we’ve managed it pretty well,” Sutter said. “Tried to dig as deep as I could. Try to manage their speed. They have a lot of speed on the outside, winning the speed of the line a lot. That was really a problem for us all night. ”

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Cal Petersen made 29 saves in the loss to LA.

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