Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 5, 2006
CALGARY — Miikka Kiprusoff made 23 saves and Daymond Langkow scored 28 seconds into the game to lead the Flames.
Langkow’s eighth goal of the year extended his point-scoring streak to six games for Calgary, winners of three straight and eight in a row at the Saddledome.
Jarome Iginla added an empty-net goal to go with an assist he recorded on Langkow’s goal.The loss ended Carolina’s winning streak at three games.
Senators 4, Islanders 2
UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Dany Heatley scored twice and Jason Spezza had three points to lead the Ottawa Senators to their fifth straight win over the New York Islanders, 4-2.
Panthers 3, Penguins 2
PITTSBURGH — Olli Jokinen’s first road goal of the season helped the Panthers stop a six-game losing streak.
Sabres 4, Lightning 1
TAMPA, Fla. — Daniel Briere had three goals, including two during a three-goal first period.
Thrashers 5, Maple Leafs 2
TORONTO — Vyacheslav Kozlov scored two of Atlanta’s five third-period goals, and the Thrashers rallied for a season-high fifth straight win.
B. Jackets 3, Avalanche 0
DENVER — Fredrik Norrena got his second straight shutout and the Columbus Blue Jackets won in Denver for the first time in franchise history.
Minnesota 3, Chicago 2
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Pierre Marc-Bouchard scored the winning goal in a shootout as the Wild isnapped a four-game losing streak.
Red Wings 5, Blues 1
ST. LOUIS — Pavel Datsyuk got his first goal in 16 games and added an assist.