Michael Frolik had a aim and two assists to steer the red-hot Calgary Flames to a 4-Three comeback victory over the Florida Panthers on Friday evening.

Frolik has eight factors (4 targets, 4 assists) in seven video games since coach Invoice Peters made the veteran a wholesome scratch on Dec. 29.

Calgary Flames’ Michael Frolik, proper, of the Czech Republic, celebrates his aim with temmate Oliver Kylington, of Sweden, throughout second interval NHL hockey motion towards the Florida Panthers in Calgary, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019.


Mark Giordano, Sean Monahan, into an empty internet, and Matthew Tkachuk additionally scored for Calgary (29-13-4). The Western Convention-leading Flames have gained 4 video games in a row and enhance to 7-1-1 of their final 9.

Johnny Gaudreau had an help to increase his level streak to seven video games (seven targets, 9 assists).

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Mike Hoffman, Jonathan Huberdeau and Evgenii Dadonov replied for Florida (17-18-8). The struggling Panthers are winless of their final 5, together with an 0-2-1 begin to a five-game street journey, which continues Sunday in Vancouver.

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David Rittich made 24 saves to enhance to 17-4-Three for the Flames. Roberto Luongo, examined 23 occasions, to drop to 8-10-1 for the Panthers.

Tied 2-2 after the third, Frolik took benefit of a Huberdeau turnover on the blue-line and fed Tkachuk on their own in entrance for the go-ahead aim that put the Flames forward for good at 8:29.

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Tkachuk spun and whipped his 21st aim via the pads of Luongo.

Monahan’s 24th aim ended up the game-winner because of Dadanov’s marker with 20 seconds remaining.

Down 2-Zero within the second, Calgary received the comeback began at 10:14 when Frolik deflected in Mikael Backlund’s shot.

The Flames tied it up 5 minutes in a while a terrific set-up by Frolik. Darting down the wing, he stopped sharply after gaining the zone then patiently waited for Giordano to leap up into the the frenzy earlier than sliding an ideal cross-ice go that the Flames captain fired previous Luongo.

It’s the primary three-point evening for Frolik in three seasons.

Florida coach Bob Boughner challenged the aim, citing goaltender interference on Tkachuk, who barely bumped Luongo seconds earlier than it went in, however the name on the ice stood.

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Constructing on a stable opening 20 minutes, the Panthers surged in entrance by two on Huberdeau’s breakaway aim simply 20 seconds into the second. Sprung in alone on a terrific go by Keith Yandle, Huberdeau slipped a shot via Rittich’s pads.

Benefiting from a sleepy begin by the Flames, who have been outshot 10-Four within the opening interval, Florida scored the one aim of the body with Hoffman burying his 21st after a turnover by Noah Hanifin.

Notes: Frolik’s final three-point recreation was towards Winnipeg on March 16, 2016. Flames LW Andrew Mangiapane performed his first recreation since Dec. 15. In 18 profession NHL video games, he has but to choose up his first level. Sitting as a wholesome scratch was Garnet Hathaway.


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