Jakob Pelletier and Walker Duehr scored objectives 25 seconds aside within the third interval and the visiting Calgary Flames rallied to beat the Arizona Coyotes 6-3 on Wednesday evening.
Calgary’s Mikael Backlund scored with 3:19 left to cap the scoring. It was his thirteenth of the season and was the Flames’ third power-play tally of the evening.
Milan Lucic, Elias Lindholm and Tyler Toffoli additionally scored for the Flames, who opened a three-game swing as they chase the highest eight within the Western Conference playoff race. It was their first time taking part in at Mullett Arena. They outshot the Coyotes 52-14.
Lindholm, who additionally had an help, reached 500 profession factors.
“Our season is on the road, and we performed a stable recreation,” Lindholm stated. “Stuck with it and obtained the outcomes.”
Calgary went up 4-3 with 15:07 left on Pelletier’s aim after Arizona’s Matias Maccelli had been penalized for tripping. Just 26 seconds later, Duehr made it 5-3.
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Pelletier’s winner was his second profession aim — the 2019 first-round choose performed in simply his twelfth NHL recreation. “It’s time for me to step up and rating objectives,” he stated.
Duehr was recalled from the Calgary Wranglers of the American Hockey League on Tuesday and contributed a aim and an help.
“We wanted the younger guys,” Flames coach Darryl Sutter stated. “Walker’s tempo and his velocity makes a distinction to our group.”
Nick Schmaltz, Clayton Keller and Maccelli scored objectives for the Coyotes, who noticed their nine-game factors streak (5-0-4) come to an finish. It had been the longest such streak working within the NHL and solely six have been longer within the NHL this season.
“I feel they have been determined, quicker and so they performed a greater recreation than us,” Coyotes coach Andre Tourigny stated.
Calgary dominated the photographs on aim, with an 18-3 edge after the primary interval. But the one aim of the interval was scored by Lucic, from in shut on a pleasant feed from Duehr.
Karol Vejmelka managed to maintain the Flames off the board the rest of the interval. In the primary minute of the second interval, the Flames’ Mikael Backlund went off for tripping, the primary penalty assessed within the recreation. Then 29 seconds later, Schmaltz scored his sixteenth aim on a one-timer from Keller’s cross-ice move. Juuso Valimaki additionally assisted on the aim at 1:11.
Keller was penalized for tripping at 7:09 of the second. But Vejmelka and the Coyotes killed the penalty, and Keller returned to the ice and scored his twenty fourth of the season, unassisted, at 9:31.
Arizona made it 3-1 at 11:06 when Maccelli beat Dan Vlagar on the brief facet for his fourth aim, additionally unassisted. At that time the Coyotes have been being outshot 30-8.
The lead did not final lengthy. Arizona was assessed a bench penalty throughout a line change and seven seconds into the Calgary energy play, Lindholm put house a rebound off Toffoli’s shot at 12:58. Toffoli tied it 1:02 later with a excessive shot from the blue line that beat Vejmelka for his twenty fourth aim of the season. Lindholm assisted on that aim.