Flames handle Jets as Scheifele, Laine hurt
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
A dominating special-teams performance, led by second-period power-play goals
from Johnny Gaudreau and Mikael Backlund, sent the Calgary Flames to a 4-1
victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday in the opener of a best-of-five
Western Conference qualifying round series in Edmonton.
Tobias Rieder added a short-handed marker in the middle frame for the Flames,
who received a 17-save performance from goaltender Cam Talbot. Game 2 of the
series will be Monday.
The Jets ...