Monahan lifts Flames past Panthers in SO
Calgary, AB (SportsNetwork.com) - Sean Monahan scored the clincher during the sixth round of the shootout as the Calgary Flames put away a persistent Florida Panthers team with a 4-3 decision at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Joe Colborne had a goal and an assist for Calgary, with Sven Baertschi and Blair Jones also lighting the lamp to help the Flames to only their second victory in nine games.
It didn't come easy, as the Panthers rallied from a 3-1 deficit on third- period goals from Jimmy Hayes and Marcel Goc, then scored twice while facing elimination during the shootout to extend the matchup to a sixth round.
Tim Thomas finished with 21 saves for Florida, which concluded a five-game western swing with a 2-2-1 record. Calgary's Reto Berra turned aside 23 shots in the triumph.
11/23 00:03:03 ET