CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mark Giordano scored the winning goal 4:36 into overtime, and the Calgary Flames snapped a three-game home losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Friday night.
Curtis Glencross and Mikael Backlund combined to set up Giordano just inside the blue line. While goalie Mike Smith was screened, Giordano put a shot just inside the goal post. Smith just shrugged his shoulders as if he didn't see the puck.
Jiri Hudler and Lee Stempniak also scored for Calgary (15-21-4), which had lost six of seven.
In the overall NHL standings, Calgary pulled even with the Carolina Hurricanes, who are two points ahead of the Florida Panthers and Colorado Avalanche — the teams tied for last in the league.
Antoine Vermette and Keith Yandle scored for Phoenix (18-16-7), which earned three of six points on a three-game trip.