Detroit sports glance: Red Wings lose to Calgary Flames 3-2 in overtime

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Flames 3, Red Wings 2 (OT) –Mark Giordano’s overtime goal with 1:48 left led the Calgary Flames over the Red Wings on Friday night.

LSJ Logo incertTonight’s game was the first 3-on-3 overtime game for the Red Wings.

The Red Wings jumped out to a 2-1 lead after the first period with goals from Gustav Nyquist and Brendan Smith.

The Flames tied the game 2-2 and forced overtime with 1:12 left in regulation with a goal from Joe Colborne.

Giordano scored the game-winning overtime goal with just under two minutes left.

Eye on the DThe Red Wings are 3-3-1 on the season, good for seven points and a fourth-place tie in the Atlantic Division.

Detroit’s goaltender Jimmy Howard stopped 37-of-40 shots in a losing effort.

The Red Wings will finished their Western Canada trip on Saturday night against the Vancouver Canucks.

Record: 3-3-1  7 pts

4th Place in Atlantic Division (9 pts behind Montreal)

Tied for 7th Place in Eastern Conference (9 pts behind Montreal)

Magic # to clinch 25th straight playoff berth: 151 pts

Magic # to clinch Atlantic Division: 158 pts

Magic # to clinch Eastern Conference: 158 pts

Next Game: 10/24/2015 @ Vancouver Canucks 10:00 p.m. @ Rogers Arena

Stats: Goals- Gustav Nyquist (3), Brendan Smith (1). Assists- Niklas Kronwall (2), Dylan Larkin (5) Teemu Pulkkinen (1), Henrik Zetterberg (8). Goaltending- Jimmy Howard L (2-1-1) 37 saves on 40 shots.

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