Zetterlund, Devils top Flames in OT for sixth straight win

Calgary – Fabian Zetterlund Scoring two goals, including an overtime winner, the New Jersey Devils beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday to extend their winning streak to six games.

Zetterlund one time Doji HamiltonPower cross pass with 2:22 remaining in overtime.

“I know when the puck is coming in there I won’t miss it,” Zetterlund said.

Nathan Bastian And the Miles Wood Both had a goal and assist for the Devils (9-3-0), who won nine of 10 and won six in a row for the first time since March 27-April 7, 2012. Vitik Vanishek Made 27 saves.

“We are playing fast and it has been an interesting year for us,” Bastian said. “It was preached through our room that we want to play connected. When we are connected, the [defensemen] He knows the whereabouts of the attackers, and the attackers know the whereabouts of the attackers [defensemen] They exist, and Vitek knows where the rest of us are.

“We try to do everything as a team because it’s hard to win my league. We have a lot of people going forward as well.”

Video: NJD @CGY: Zetterlund buries one timer for a PPG and wins

Nazim Qadri And the Nikita Zadorov record and Jacob Markstrom He made 31 saves for Flames (5-4-1), who lost four in a row to lock down eight home games all season.

“We cannot regret what is happening now,” Zadorov said. “Definitely losing four in a row is unacceptable for our group. We’re on the road. We haven’t done that in a while, I’ve been home for a while, so it’s going to be something new for us, for sure, new energy and new excitement.”

“I think we’ll be fine. The guys in this room are professionals. We have a really good team. We believe in each other. We’re going to turn things around.”

Video: NJD @CGY: Qadri gives Flames the lead

Kadri put Calgary ahead 1-0 in 1:29 of the first period when he volleyed a puck into the top of Vanessek’s fold to score his sixth leading goal for the team of the season. Bastian tied 1-1 at 4:27 after firing five holes at Markstrom from the hole on the bottom line setup from Jack Hughes.

“It was a great play by Jack,” said Bastien, who has five points (one goal and four assists) in four consecutive games. “Anytime you are able to sneak up on the ice and have two extra minutes with Jack… He made such a great play and I had the easy work.”

Zetterlund then made it 2-1 at 7:50 when he lifted a puck at the edge of the crease over Markstrom, Wood rushed past Flames’ defense and redirected a pass-through from Michael McLeod To make it 3-1 at 16:38.

“We started on time, scored the first goal,” the Calgary striker Blake Coleman He said. “Just an ugly idea, kind of a way you would like to implement it. And then, a common theme is just the loopholes in the [defensive] area and not give the goalkeeper a chance. It just takes so long.”

Video: NJD @CGY: Bastian buries a beautiful feed of Hughes

Elias Lindholm Cut the bullets to 3-2 in 4:48 of a second. Noah Hanifin He took a breakaway pass after coming out of the penalty area and was stopped by 2 goals to 0, but Lindholm redirected Haneven’s direct pass into the empty net.

Zadorov scored 3:12 in third to equalize 3-3 after colliding with a pass from Coleman while driving the net.

Markstrom stop Jesper Pratt in a partial breakup at 6:58, and made a blocker for Hughes’ breakup at 7:08.

“You have to find ways to win games,” Coleman said. “There is no excuse in this game. Players have to search and find a way. Unfortunately, you score a short goal in overtime. It’s the same old story now.”

Notes: Pratt earned 11 consecutive 11 points early in the season (five goals, 12 assists) for New Jersey. … defending the flame Michael Stone He left after his first shift in the first period with an obvious injury to the lower body and never came back. Calgary defenseman Chris Tanev He missed his second game in a row due to an upper body injury. … Wood has seven points (four goals, three assists) in four consecutive points.