Medicine Hat News
Flames creep closer with win over Habs
The Calgary Flames closed the gap on Montreal holding down the North Division’s final playoff spot with a 4-1 win Wednesday over the host Canadiens.
Calgary (19-21-3) now trails Montreal (18-13-9) by four points.
The two clubs clash again Friday at Bell Centre, and meet four times over the next 12 days.
The Flames lead their ninegame season series against 4-1.
Calgary captain Mark Giordano led the Flames with a goal and an assist Wednesday.
JETS 3, SENATORS 2
OTTAWA — Mathieu Perreault and Trevor Lewis scored third-period goals to lead Winnipeg to a hardfought win over Ottawa.
WILD 5, COYOTES 2
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Mats Zuccarello scored twice and Nick Bonino had a goal and two assists to lead Minnesota past Arizona.