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Elias Lindholm's 3-point game helps Flames deal Canucks 2nd loss in 9 games

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Elias Lindholm had a goal and two assists and Jonathan Huberdeau ended an 11-game scoring drought, leading the Calgary Flames to a 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night.

Mackenzie Weegar, Dillon Dube and Noah Hanifin also scored for Calgary (6-8-2), which improved to 4-1-1 in its last six games. Huberdeau added an assist.

Jacob Markstrom made 20 saves and won his third straight game after a seven-game winless skid. He improved to 4-6-1 on the season.

Elias Pettersson and Nils Hoglander scored for Vancouver (12-4-1), which lost for just the second time in nine games. Casey DeSmith finished with 34 saves.

Vancouver defenseman Filip Hronek had his 11-game point streak snapped.


Canucks: Host the Seattle Kraken on Saturday.

Flames: Host the New York Islanders on Saturday.