Milan Lucic scored, and the Calgary Flames defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 in a shootout at Scotiabank Saddledome on Monday.
Jacob Markstrom made 21 saves for the Flames (13-4-5), who are 6-1-1 in their past eight games.
Jake Guentzel scored, and Tristan Jarry made 31 saves for the Penguins (10-7-5), who have lost two in a row after winning their previous five.
Mikael Backlund shot over Jarry’s glove in the seventh round of the shootout before Markstrom stopped Brock McGinn for the win.
Johnny Gaudreau had two chances to win it for the Flames in overtime. He hit the crossbar at 1: 16, and Jarry stopped him with his glove from the edge of the crease at 3: 54.
Lucic put Calgary ahead 1-0 at 9: 44 of the second period. Shortly after Markstrom made a shoulder save on a redirection from Jason Zucker, Lucic skated into the left circle on a rush and beat Jarry five-hole.
The Flames have scored the opening goal in an NHL-high 18 games this season.
Guentzel tied it 1-1 at 12: 35 of the third period when his redirection of a pass from Sidney Crosby in the slot deflected off the leg of Christopher Tanev. Guentzel has scored 11 points (six goals, five assists) during a 10-game point streak, the longest active in the NHL.
His goal came after Jarry made a lunging blocker save on Matthew Tkachuk’s rebound attempt at 6: 26. Jarry is 5-0-1 with a 0. 49 goals-against average and. 983 save percentage (three goals on 175 shots) in his past six starts.