Calgary, AB (SportsNetwork.com) – Lance Bouma and Markus Granlund each scored
and assisted on the other’s third-period goal as the Calgary Flames beat the
Ottawa Senators 4-2 on Saturday.
Josh Jooris also scored in the third and collected one assist for the Flames,
who have opened their five-game homestand with consecutive wins. Karri Ramo
stopped 23 of 25 Ottawa shots.
Bobby Ryan and Clarke MacArthur had the goals in the Senators’ final stop on a
three-game Western Canadian trip (1-1-1). Craig Anderson made 21 saves in
Bouma exited the penalty box and dished to Granlund, who made a move to the
backhand and roofed the puck to put Calgary up 2-1 at 2:29 of the third.
Jooris hammered home Curtis Glencross’ feed from the left corner for a power-
play goal at 5:37.
The Senators closed to within 3-2 on Ryan’s wraparound goal at 7:51, but Bouma
wound up restoring the Flames’ two-goal lead off an Anderson miscue at 12:57.
Calgary then survived a 5-on-3 power play for 62 seconds, and withstood the
Senators’ charge with Anderson on the bench late in the contest.
MacArthur opened the scoring at 12:17 of the first period, but the Flames tied
it when Paul Byron scored on a breakaway at 8:12 of the second period.
Calgary defenseman Mark Giordano picked up an assist to extend his point
streak to nine games … Ottawa has lost seven of its last eight visits to the
Saddledome … Milan Michalek earned an assist on Ryan’s goal for his 400th