Byron, Giordano lift Flames over Coyotes

Calgary, AB ( – Paul Byron tallied twice and Sven Baertschi
added two assists as Calgary dropped Arizona by a 5-3 count at the Saddledome
on Thursday.

Mark Giordano, David Jones and Sean Monahan provided supplemental offense for
the Flames, winners in five of their last seven outings. Jonas Hiller improved
to 8-4-1 thanks to a 20-save effort.

Shane Doan and Antoine Vermette registered a goal and helper each for the
Coyotes, losers of three straight and six of nine.

Joe Vitale also scored, but Mike Smith was beaten five times on just 25 shots
in the setback.