CALGARY, AlbertaA stirring debut with the .
Toffoli was acquired from Montreal one day earlier and scored. The Flames won the season-high seventh straight game, beating out theTuesday night, 6-2
He stated, “Obviously, it was exciting to be a part of a great hockey team right now.
His goal at 11:04 in third period. Toffoli chasedThe lobbed pass was a neat one and he scored his 10th goal for the season. He beat the goaltender. .
Instantly, the Saddledome crowd of 9,639 erupted.
It was a bit embarrassing for me, and it was evidently cool.Toffoli smirked and said, “() was all around me in the area.”
He played on the same line as his roommate and junior linemate.?, and .
Toffoli managed four goals while being inserted into the line-up, scoring only 12:18 minutes of ice time.
Dube said, “We were great right from the beginning.” It was great fun. It gave Monahan (and me) some energy to get Toff up and running. It was important that we were good for him. I felt we made a good start on our first shift.
, , Dillon and Calgary also scored (27-13-6), moving past Vegas to first place in Pacific Division. This was one point ahead the Golden Knights. Two games remain for the Flames.
Rookie goaltenderMade his first start in 39 Days and his first home appearance of this season for the Flames. He ended with 18 stops, improving to 7-3-1.
“Guys just seemed unreal in front me,” the Czech rookie said. “We're hot right now. Everyone is playing very well. All the lines are rolling. We're not just focusing on one line. Each line can score.
And Columbus scored for the win. They had a winning streak of three games and had won five consecutive on the road.
Merzlikins faced 41 shots and made his fifth consecutive start in goal for Blue Jackets.
Columbus coach, “They're a powerful team.”said. They are big and strong. This is a very deep team. We cannot have anyone on the team in that game.
First,Gaudreau's turnover led to a two-on-1 for Tkachuk and Gaudreau. Tkachuk scored his 22nd goal with a flawless passing sequence.
Dube then made another turnover in the last minute.Dube sprinted in on a two to one, passing Merlizkins to end a 13-game pointless streak.
Calgary scored two minutes in to the game with the third goal of season, and Gudbranson's second in as many games. AfterGudbranson won a battle to get the puck and sent a pass back towards the point. Gudbranson's low wrist shot barely passed Merzlikins.
At 16:30 it was 2-0. Lindholm placed the puck in the corner. Blue Jackets defensemanInstead of clearing the puck, he swung it into his own net.
The Blue Jackets responded by reducing the deficit to 2-1The defenseman diverted a shot from's goal. Vladar was not pleased with the outcome. However, the puck bounced to Boquist who then snapped it.
This report was compiled by the Associated Press.