Flames pull away in 3rd, beat Red Wings 5-1
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Sam Bennett, Derek Ryan and Mark Giordano scored in a 5:18 span of the third period to break open a close game in the Calgary Flames‘ 5-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night.
Darren Helm scored for Detroit. The Red Wings have lost three in a row to fall to 3-4-0.
Mangiapane scored midway through the first period and Lindholm made it 2-0 on a power play halfway through the second. Helm struck 28 seconds later for Detroit.
NOTES: Jimmy Howard made 31 saves for the Red Wings. …. The Flames improved to 3-0-1 at home and 4-3-1 overall. … Giordano also had an assist.
Red Wings: At Edmonton on Friday night.
Flames: At Los Angeles on Saturday night.